David Ellsworth Blalock

14 September 1928–18 June 2007 (Age 78)
Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States

The Life of David Ellsworth

When David Ellsworth Blalock was born on 14 September 1928, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, his father, Clyde Ellsworth Blalock, was 21 and his mother, Margarite B Butterfield, was 24. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 18 June 2007, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Clyde Ellsworth Blalock
Margarite B Butterfield
David Ellsworth Blalock

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 6

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 21

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Blacklock .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David E Blalock in household of James F Murphy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Blalock, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • David Blalock, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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