Powell Owen Gore

25 June 1937–27 August 1953 (Age 16)
Perry, Ralls, Missouri, United States

The Life of Powell Owen

When Powell Owen Gore was born on 25 June 1937, in Perry, Ralls, Missouri, United States, his father, Claude Basil Gore, was 29 and his mother, Lora Mae Powell, was 30. He lived in Jasper Township, Ralls, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 27 August 1953, in Perry, Ralls, Missouri, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Vandalia Cemetery, Vandalia, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Basil Gore
1907–1999
Lora Mae Powell
1907–2009
Dora Mae Gore
1928–2013
Dorothy Lee Martin
1930–2007
Powell Owen Gore
1937–1953

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Dora Mae Gore

    Female1928–2013Female

    Dorothy Lee Martin

    Female1930–2007Female

    Male1937–1953Male

World Events (8)

1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 4

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 5

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Kent and Wiltshire, named Gore, from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ (a derivative of gār ‘spear’, with reference to the triangular shape of a spearhead).2 French: nickname for a gluttonous and idle individual, from Old French gore ‘sow’ (of allegedly imitative origin, reflecting the grunting of the animal).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Powell Owen Gore in household of C Basil Gore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Powell Gore in entry for Dora Mae Gore Clifton Kraft, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Powell Owen Gore in entry for Mr Basil Gore, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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