Cecil Herbert Hester

2 December 1902–10 December 1971 (Age 69)
Barry, Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life of Cecil Herbert

When Cecil Herbert Hester was born on 2 December 1902, in Barry, Navarro, Texas, United States, his father, George Washington Hester, was 39 and his mother, Mary Ada Powell, was 37. He married Myrtle Velma Parmer on 16 June 1926, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Runnels, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 December 1971, at the age of 69.

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Cecil Herbert Hester
Myrtle Velma Parmer
Marriage: 16 June 1926

Spouse and Children

16 June 1926
San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous beech tree, Middle Low German hēster.2 Irish (mainly County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistir ‘descendant of Oistir’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecil Hester in household of G W Hester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cecil Hester in household of George W Hester, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cecil Herbert Hester, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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