Willard Hollis West ;[Jr.]

17 December 1924–22 March 1979 (Age 54)
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Willard Hollis

Willard Hollis West ;[Jr.] was born on 17 December 1924, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States. He died on 22 March 1979, at the age of 54, and was buried in Stith, Jones, Texas, United States.

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World Events (3)

Age 3
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
Age 5
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 5
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.

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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