Advertisement
Advertisement

Donald Mowry (1917 - 1984)

A photo of Donald Mowry
Add photo
Donald Mowry
1917 - 1984
Born
September 22, 1917
Death
May 1984
Last Known Residence
Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 15501
Summary
Donald Mowry of Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania was born on September 22, 1917, and died at age 66 years old in May 1984.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 25375391

Donald Mowry's biography

Family, friend, or fan this Collaborative Biography is for you to show & tell Donald's life so that he is always remembered.
About Donald

Introduction

This section is to introduce Donald Mowry with highlights of his life and how he is remembered. Select the pencil to add details.
Looking for another Donald Mowry?
Donald Mowry
Most commonly known as
Donald Mowry
Full legal name
None stated
Other names or aliases

Name & aliases

Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 15501
Last place lived

Last residence

September 22, 1917
Birthday
Unknown
Birth location

Birth details

Advertisement

Ethnicity & Family History

What is Donald's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Donald born and where did he live?

Education

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

Religion

dd/mm/yyyy
Baptism date
Unknown
Place of worship

Baptism date & location

Was Donald a religious man?

Professions

Share what Donald did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Donald's life. Experiences, organizations, & how he spent his time.

Military Service

Did Donald serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?
May 1984
Death date
Unknown
Death location
Unknown
Cause of death

Death details

dd/mm/yyyy
Funeral date
Grave or burial unknown
Burial location

Gravesite & burial

Obituary

The below was generated. Please share Donald's obituary if available, or write one in your own words to preserve his memory.
Donald Mowry passed away at age 66 years old in May 1984. Donald Mowry of Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania was born on September 22, 1917.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Donald Mowry lived 9 years shorter than the average Mowry family member when he died at the age of 66.
The average age of a Mowry family member is 75.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Family Tree

Donald's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Mowry family tree.

Donald's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Donald Mowry Donald Mowry
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Donald's family friends, and his friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Photos

Nobody has shared photos of Donald Mowry! Please help add a face to the name by sharing a photo of Donald.

Photo
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Comments

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Donald.

Cancel
Advertisement
Advertisement
Followers & Sources
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

1917 - 1984 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Donald's lifetime.

In 1917, in the year that Donald Mowry was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1920, Donald was just 3 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1945, at the age of 28 years old, Donald was alive when on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1978, Donald was 61 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1984, in the year of Donald Mowry's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

Other Biographies

Back to Top