Jerald Dywane Pitts

24 February 1975–8 October 1995 (Age 20)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jerald Dywane

Jerald Dywane Pitts was born on 24 February 1975, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States as the son of Jimmie Pitts and Pearl Lena Brown. He died on 8 October 1995, at the age of 20.

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Jimmie Pitts
Pearl Lena Brown
Jerald Dywane Pitts

Parents and Siblings

    Jimmie Pitts


    Pearl Lena Brown




World Events (3)

1976 · The Copyright Act of 1976

Age 1

The primary form of copyright law in the United States. The Act spells out what is the basic rights of the copyright holder and what is classified as fair use.
1978 · The First Electronic Bulletin Board System

Age 3

The first public dial-up BBS was developed by Ward Christensen and Randy Suess when they were snowed in their room during the Great Blizzard of 1978. The two began preliminary work on the Computerized Bulletin Board System designing it after a cork board at Christensen’s local computer club used for posting information. The system officially went online on 16 February and kept a count of callers, reportedly connecting 253,301 callers before it was finally retired.
1979 · The Department of Education

Age 4

Department of Education was organized to guide the schools throughout the United States in what to teach and how to teach it. The Department also collects data on the schools to see where government focus needs to go.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Pitt .2 Americanized spelling of German Pitz .

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

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