Norman Kerry Crites

10 March 1928–11 July 1996 (Age 68)
Iola, Grimes, Texas, United States

The Life of Norman Kerry

When Norman Kerry Crites was born on 10 March 1928, in Iola, Grimes, Texas, United States, his father, Benjamin Harley Crites, was 25 and his mother, Berta Ellen Ward, was 21. He married Judith Howard Whitney on 28 June 1953, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 11 July 1996, in Brazoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Norman Kerry Crites
Judith Howard Whitney
Marriage: 28 June 1953
Norman Kerry Crites II
Norma Crites Gundermann

Spouse and Children

28 June 1953
South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 1

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreutz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norman Crites in entry for Norman Kerry Crites, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Norman Kerry Crites, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Norman Kerry Crites in entry for Jill Ellen Crites, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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