William H. Spurgeon, Jr

17 February 1935–23 June 2003 (Age 68)
Berne, Adams, Indiana, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. Spurgeon, Jr was born on 17 February 1935, in Berne, Adams, Indiana, United States, his father, William Hobart Spurgeon, was 32 and his mother, Edna Estelle Nussbaum, was 32. He died on 23 June 2003, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Adams, Indiana, United States.

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William Hobart Spurgeon
Edna Estelle Nussbaum
William H. Spurgeon, Jr
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
John Edward Spurgeon

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): unexplained.

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

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  • U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012
  • Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
  • Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940

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