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Norman Theophles Birdwell

Male 1928 - 2004  (76 years)


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  • Name Norman Theophles Birdwell  [1, 2, 3
    Born 8 Mar 1928  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 2004  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      November 20, 1996, Page 12
      Back In Time
      Twenty Five Years Ago 1971

      Norman Birdwell, a retired Air Force Major and jet fighter pilot announced his intention to file as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for U. S. Congressman, District II.

      San Augustine Tribune
      18 Nov 2004

      Excerpts from the obituary of Norman Theophles Birdwell, born in San Augustine County to the late Florence HARDY and Enlow BIRDWELL on 8 March 1928. He died 14 November 2004, also in San Augustine. He joined the Army Air Corp in January 1946, and after serving in the Aleutians Islands and Europe, he attended OCS and became a pilot and flight instructor. He served in England and as Base Operations Officer at Tan Son Nhut AFB in Vietnam, earning the Bronze Star. He was also awarded the Airman's Medal for rescuing a family from drowning after a car accident. He retired to East Texas in 1968.

      Survivors: sons, Bruce (Diane) of Dallas, Barry (J.J.) San Antonio, Brett of Henderson; daughters Diane of Dallas, Linda (Mrs. Rae THOMSON) of San Augustine; Sisters Bertha Mae McMURRAY of San Augustine; Ruby MURPHY of Willow, Alaska; Margie Nell (Edward) HILDABRANT of Orangefield, Blanche (Gail) NEAL of Dallas; brothers Kennon (Pauline), Winfred (Vivian) and Carl (Helen) all of San Augustine.

      Preceded in death by his wife, Mildred, parents, sisters Mattie Lou BREAUX, and Audrey DRAWHORN, and brother Steven.
    Person ID I26270  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Enlow Cornelius Birdwell,   b. 6 Jan 1902, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1974, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Florence Hardy,   b. Aft 1902,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Jan 1918  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Brett Michael Birdwell,   b. 11 Feb 1964, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 2009, Longview, Gregg County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2009 
    Family ID F3709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2009 
    Family ID F4919  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1928 - San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Nov 2004 - San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S342] San Augustine Tribune, weekly, 807 E. Columbia, San Augustine, TX, (San Augustine Tribune, USPS No. 479-040, Published every Thursday at 807 E. Columbia St., San Augustine, Texas 75972 Stephen Hays & Arlan Hays, Publishers. Postmaster: Change of Address notice should be made at P.O. Box 539, San Augustine, Texas 75972. The Tribune is a continuation of the Texas Chronicle moved from Galveston to San Augustine in 1837 and published as the Redlander.), 18 Nov 2004 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), Obituary of brother, Kennon Birdwell, April 2, 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), May 4, 2011, Page 11, obituary for Bertha Mae McMurry (Reliability: 3).