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Donald Eugene  SHORT

Donald Eugene SHORT

Male 1952 -

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  • Name Donald Eugene SHORT  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 31 May 1952  Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Not yet! Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4

    • Donald Eugene Short was born in Des Moines Iowa in 1952. He went to
      school on the south side of Des Moines and graduated from Lincoln High
      like his father twenty years later in 1970. He enlisted in the Air Force
      in 1970 and was married in 1972. Terry Lynn Smith gave birth to their
      daughter Wendy Lynn Short on November 28 1972. They were stationed in
      Wichita Falls Texas in 1972. Terry divorced Donald in 1975 and moved to
      Des Moines again. Don was discharged i n 1977 and went back to Des Moines.
      There he earned a journeyman card with bricklayers local #1. He moved
      back to Wichita Falls and started his own masonry contractor's account.
      He married Jill Denise Osborne there in 1979. In 1982 They had a son;
      Eric Clayton Short. In 1984 Don got a job with the Post Office. Jill was
      a Baker with a local caterer. They had a second son, Jason Douglas in
      1986. Don was transferred to central Florida so Jill could help take care
      of her ailing mother Velma Ruth King Osborne. She had been widowed a
      year earlier when John Rosamond Osborne. In 1987 Jill and Don was granted
      custody of Don's daughter Wendy! She lived with them in Hernando Florida
      until she graduated in 1990. Don was a city letter carrier.[[Osborne.GED]
    Person ID I0001  Short Family Tree - Donald 'Shorty' Short
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2008 

    Father Donald Lee SHORT,   b. 13 Dec 1931, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1995, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F01  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 May 1952 - Des Moines, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02247] Short Andrew.FTW.
      Date of Import: Sep 9, 2001

    2. [S02253] Shorts Line.FTW.
      Date of Import: Mar 11, 2002

    3. [S02257] Brittain12GED.FTW.
      Date of Import: Dec 27, 2002

    4. [S02270] Osborne.GED.
      Date of Import: Jul 27, 2003