Eugene Garrison Wait

25 November 1908–2 August 1972 (Age 63)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Eugene Garrison

When Eugene Garrison Wait was born on 25 November 1908, in Missouri, United States, his father, Louis Martin Wait Sr., was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Mable Woods, was 19. He lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Civil District 3, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 2 August 1972, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Newton Burial Park, Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Louis Martin Wait Sr.
Elizabeth Mable Woods
Eugene Garrison Wait
Etta Mable Wait
Richard J. G. Wait
Cecil Edward Waite
Louis M Wait Jr

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 23

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waite .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eugene Wait in household of Leslie Elmer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugene G Wait in household of Louis M Wait, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eugene G Wait in household of Louis M Wait, "United States Census, 1920"

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