George Pirkle Godfrey Jr.

2 July 1939–February 2010 (Age 70)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of George Pirkle

When George Pirkle Godfrey Jr. was born on 2 July 1939, in Louisiana, United States, his father, George Pirkle Godfrey, Sr, was 20 and his mother, Mildred Clark, was 17. He lived in Ward Four, Caddo, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died in February 2010, in Bossier City, Bossier, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 70.

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George Pirkle Godfrey, Sr
Mildred Clark
George Pirkle Godfrey Jr.

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    George Pirkle Godfrey, Sr





World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 2

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Godefrei, Godefroi(s), composed of the Germanic elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u), fred ‘peace’. See also Jeffrey .2 Americanized form of Irish Mac Gothraidh or Ó Gothraidh, patronymics from the Irish equivalent of Godfrey (see 1 above), borrowed from the Vikings.3 Americanized form of the French surname Godefroi, of the same origin as 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • George P Godfrey in household of George P Godfrey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Pirkle Godfrey, "Find A Grave Index"

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