Gary Edward Troxell

29 September 1943–21 October 2003 (Age 60)
Harris, Texas, United States

The Life of Gary Edward

When Gary Edward Troxell was born on 29 September 1943, in Harris, Texas, United States, his father, Gainer Edward Troxell Jr., was 30 and his mother, Avonia Elizabeth Peachen, was 23. He died on 21 October 2003, in his hometown, at the age of 60, and was buried in Baytown, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Gainer Edward Troxell Jr.
Avonia Elizabeth Peachen
Kenneth Earl Troxell
Gary Edward Troxell

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 6

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Age 17

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Troxel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gary Gabby Troxell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Gary Edward Troxell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gary E Troxell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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