Bill Foster Sr.

William Knight Foster Sr. (1933 - 2012)

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William Knight (Bill) Foster Sr.
Born in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Died in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United Statesmap
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Contents

Biography

Business consultant and artist working mainly with oil and pastels.

Name

Name: William Knight /Foster/[1][2][3][4][2][5][6][7][4][8][3][9][1][10][11][2][12][4][2]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 01 MAR 1933
Place: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA[1][4][2][5][6][7][4][8][3][9][1][10][11][2][4]

Death

Death: Age at Death: 78
Date: 04 JAN 2012
Place: Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA[11]

Military Service

Military Service: Induction
Date: 27 AUG 1954[6]
Military Service: Discharge
Date: 17 JUL 1956[6]
Place: Oakland, Alameda, California, USA[6]

Residence

Residence:
Date: 02 MAR 1933
Place: 4108 Modlin, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA[10]
Residence:
Date: 1935
Place: Dallas, Dallas, Texas[5]
Residence: Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son
Date: 20 APR 1940
Place: 4114 Prescott, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA[5]
Residence:
Date: 1951
Place: Austin, Texas[4]
Residence:
Date: 1952
Place: Austin, Texas[1]
Residence:
Date: 1953
Place: Austin, Texas[3]
Residence:
Date: 1954
Place: Austin, Texas[2]
Residence:
Date: 26 AUG 1954[6]
Place: 2925 Stanford Ave., Dallas, Texas, USA[6]
Residence:
Date: 30 AUG 1964
Place: 20 Marks Road, Riverside, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA[7]
Residence: Age: 61
Date: 1994
Place: Old Lyme, CT[9]

Education

Attended Highland Park High School in Dallas around 1950.

Education: BA in Business Administration
Place: University of Texas, Austin, Texas[6]

Employment

Employment: Advertising Sales, Citizens News Inc. (Started June 1954)
Date: August 1954[6]
Place: Houston, Harris, Texas, USA[6]
Employment: Ted Bates Advertising Agency (VP&Account Supervisor)
Date: 30 AUG 1964
Place: New York City, New York, USA[7]

Event

Event:
Type: Civil
Place: Texas[11]

Physical Characteristics

Hair Color: Brown[6]
Eye Color: Blue[6]
Weight: 155 pounds on July 17, 1956[6]
Height: 70.5 inches on July 17, 1956[6]

Marriage

Husband: George Bismarck Foster
Wife: Ola Kathleen Mundy
Child: William Knight Foster
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Katherine Ann Foster
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Robert Hardesty Foster
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: 22 June 1915
Place: Independence, Jackson, Missouri[13][14][15][14][16][17][18][19][20][21][22]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Source: #S158 Birth date: abt 1932; Residence date: 1952; Residence place: Austin, Texas
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Source: #S158 Birth date: abt 1934; Residence date: 1954; Residence place: Austin, Texas
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Source: #S158 Birth date: abt 1933; Residence date: 1953; Residence place: Austin, Texas
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Source: #S158 Birth date: abt 1931; Residence date: 1951; Residence place: Austin, Texas
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Source: #S215
  6. 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 Source: #S222
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Source: S#223
  8. 8.0 8.1 Source: #S27
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Source: #S209
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Source: #S370
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Source: #S283
  12. Source: #S451
  13. Source: #S137
  14. 14.0 14.1 Source: #S204
  15. Source: #S172
  16. Source: #S224 Page: 1923 Directory Hutchinson Kansas
  17. Source: #S224 Page: 1925 Directory Wichita Kansas
  18. Source: #S224 Page: 1932 Directory Fort Worth
  19. Source: #S224 Page: 1948 Directory Dallas
  20. Source: #S224 Page: 1952 Directory Dallas
  21. Source: #S224 Page: 1958 Directory Dallas
  22. Source: #S362

See also:

  • Source: S137 Author: Ancestry.com Title: Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.Original data - Missouri Marriage Records. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri State Archives. Microfilm.Original data: Missouri Marriage Records. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri Stat; Repository: #R1; Birth date: abt 1891; Marriage date: 22 Jun 1915; Marriage place: Jackson, Independence, Missouri.
  • Source: S172 Author: Ancestry.com Title: 1930 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626,; Repository: #R1; Year: 1930; Census Place: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas; Roll: 2395; Page: 52A; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 1041.0. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1892; Birth place: Missouri; Residence date: 1930; Residence place: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.
  • Source: S158 Author: Ancestry.com Title: U.S. School Yearbooks Index Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Various school yearbooks from across the United States.Original data: Various school yearbooks from across the United States.; Repository: #R1;
  • Repository: R1 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S209 Author: Ancestry.com Title: U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S215 Author: Ancestry.com Title: 1940 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627; Repository: #R1; Year: 1940; Census Place: Dallas, Dallas, Texas; Roll: T627_4172; Page: 20B; Enumeration District: 255-22
  • Source: S27 Author: Ancestry.com Title: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data - Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services. Microfiche.Original data: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State; Repository: #R1; Data: Birth date: 1 Mar 1933; Birth place: Tarrant, Texas.
  • Source: S283 Title: Social Security Death Index Publication: Name: Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.; Repository: #R1; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: Before 1951.
  • Source: S362 Author: Ancestry.com Title: Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013; Repository: #R1; Text: State File No: 39245; Place and Residence: 1508 North Houston Street, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas for 14 years.; Inside city limits, not a farm.; Ola Mundy Foster died 23 May 1972; Female, White, Widowed, Born: 11 Dec 1890 Age: 81; Housewife born in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA; Father: Claude Knight Mundy; Mother: Melissa Jane Brown; Informant: Mr. Robert H. Foster (Son); Cremation on 27 May 1972 at Laurel Land Crematory, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Source: S370 Author: Ancestry.com Title: Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013; Repository: #R1; Data: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas; William Knight Foster; Male on March 1, 1933; Father: George B Foster of 4108 Modlin, White, Age 42, born Missouri, Occupation: Salesman; 3 children including this one. Mother: Ola Mundy of 4108 Modlin, White, Age 42, born Missouri, Occupation: Housewife.
  • Source: S451 Title: The Odessa American Publication: Location: Odessa, Texas, USA; Repository: #R5; Marriage Description Data: Text: Before a handsome altar decoration of greenery in festooned effect, banked candelabrums holding cathedral candles and emerald ivy, Miss Margaret Kovach, Houston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Kovach, Odessa, became the bride of William Knight Foster, May 28 in Big Lake First Methodist Church.; Rev. Cyril Stone, Anthony, N. M., a former Highland Methodist pastor of Odessa, was officiant for the double-ring, formal vows.; The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George B. Foster of 2925 Stanford, Dallas.; Mrs. Henry Schooler of Big Lake, organist, presented prelude music and accompanied the soloist, Phillip Foote of Port Arthur.
  • Source: S222 Title: Discharge Papers; Citation Text: Honorable discharge from the Army of William Knight Foster on 17 July 1956 at Oakland Army Terminal, California. Grade Rank and Date of Appointment: Sp3(T) 21 Apr 1956. Typist Inducted 27 Aug 1954 at Private 1. Born: 1 Mar 1933, Fort Worth, Texas, Male, Caucasian, Brown Hair, Blue Eyes, Height 70.5, Weight 155. Transfer to Army Reserve. Home at Entry: 2925 Stanford Ave., Dallas, TX Foreign/Sea Service: 1 yr, 5 mths, 5 days. Total Service: 1 yr, 10 mths, 21 days. Clerk Typist S-4 Blood Group "O" Last Employment: June 1954 to August 1954, Advertising Sales, Citizens News Inc., Houston, TX Married, 4 yrs college with BA in Business Administration Returning to home address from enlistment.
  • Source: S223 Title: Connecticut Birth Certificate (for son); Born: Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut; Residence: 20 Marks Road, Riverside, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut; Greenwich Hospital Association; William Knight Foster, Jr.; August 30, 1964; Male, single, 41 weeks pregnancy, 8 lbs 3/4 oz; Father: William Knight Foster, Sr. of Greenwich, CT, White, age 31 born Fort Worth, Texas, Occupation: VP & Account Supervisor at Ted Bates Advertising Agency; Mother: Margaret Ban Kovach, of Greenwich, CT, White, age 31, born Big Lake, Texas, one other child; Time of birth: 10:26am; Dated Sept 9, 1964.
  • Source: S224 Author: Ancestry.com Title: U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta) Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Original sources vary according to directory. The title of the specific directory being viewed is listed at the top of the image viewer page. Check the directory titl; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S204 Author: Ancestry.com Title: U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. National Archives and Records Administration Branch l; Repository: #R1; The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (4th Registration) for the State of Texas; State Headquarters: Texas
  • Repository: R5 Name: Newspapers.com Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed through Y-chromosome DNA testing. William Foster, Jack Foster, and John D Foster match on 111 out of 111 markers (see YSearch IDs VSVCW, P2G7G, and EQSZU) thereby confirming their direct paternal lines back to their MRCA Isaac Foster.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by 21 matching segments totalling 506.3 cM between Lucy Ford GEDmatch A831731 and her first cousin once removed Melissa Foster GEDmatch A798497. Also confirmed by 6 matching segments totalling 136.6 cM between Melissa Foster GEDmatch A798497 and her second cousins once removed Tyler Ford GEDmatch A180966.


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