Pierre Armand Gaston Billotte

Brief Life History of Pierre Armand Gaston

Pierre Armand Gaston Billotte was born on 15 May 1906, in Paris, Seine, France. He married Sibylle Esmond on 18 July 1951. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1946. He died on 29 June 1992, in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France, at the age of 86.

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Pierre Armand Gaston Billotte
1906–1992
Sibylle Esmond
1910–
Marriage: 18 July 1951

Sources (3)

  • Pierre Armand Gaston Billotte, "France, Insee Social Security Death Index, 1970-2019"
  • Pierre Armand Billotte, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • Pierre Armand Billotte, "United States, New York, Index to Passengers Arriving at New York City, compiled 1944-1948"

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

1929

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.

Name Meaning

French: from the feminine form of Billot .

Probably also an altered form of French Billot , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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

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