Bennie Donaldson (1944 - 1972)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Bennie Donaldson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Bennie so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Bennie’s biography.

Bennie Donaldson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Bennie Donaldson and his immediate Donaldson family. Add to Bennie Donaldson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Bennie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Bennie Donaldson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Bennie move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Bennie's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Bennie finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Bennie attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Bennie did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Bennie Donaldson is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Bennie's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Bennie's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Bennie a religious man? Add Bennie’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Bennie during various points of his life.

Timeline

1944 - In the year that Bennie Donaldson was born, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

1945 - At the age of just 1 year old, Bennie was alive when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

1951 - Bennie was just 7 years old when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

1955 - At the age of just 11 years old, Bennie was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1972 - In the year of Bennie Donaldson's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

Bennie Donaldson Family Tree

Who was Bennie’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Bennie’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Bennie's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Bennie Donaldson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Bennie's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Bennie Donaldson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Bennie Donaldson passed away in August 1972 at age 28. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on July 22, 1944. There is no information about Bennie's family or relationships.

Memories

What do you remember about Bennie Donaldson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Bennie is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Bennie Donaldson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources