Donald Owen Willson

25 February 1906–29 May 1975 (Age 69)
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Donald Owen

When Donald Owen Willson was born on 25 February 1906, in Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Glysson Willson, was 26 and his mother, Pearl Geneva Smith, was 25. He married Bernice May Wheeler on 14 June 1931, in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He lived in Granby, Essex, Vermont, United States in 1910 and Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 May 1975, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Passumpsic, Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Donald Owen Willson
Bernice May Wheeler
Marriage: 14 June 1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1931Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 2
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    Age 21
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (eastern): variant of Wilson .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Donald Willson in household of Samuel Willson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Donald O Wilson in household of Samuel G Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Donald Owen Willson in entry for Elaine Pearl Willson, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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