Norman Alvin Williams

14 November 1920–11 June 2010 (Age 89)
Panola, Texas, United States

The Life of Norman Alvin

Norman Alvin Williams was born on 14 November 1920, in Panola, Texas, United States as the son of Amos Williams and Iva Helvenston. He died on 11 June 2010, in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Norman Alvin Williams
1920–2010
Doris Marie Brown
1927–2018

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Amos Williams

    MaleMale

    Iva Helvenston

    Female1892–1984Female

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Norman Alvin Williams - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Norman Alvin Williams

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