Harold Byron Grinstead, 1926–
- Harold Byron Grinstead
|Birth|| October 24, 1926
U.S. Army Air Corp WW2between 1945 and 46 (Age 18 years)
|Death of a paternal grandfather||Parker Smith Grinstead|
July 3, 1932 (Age 5 years)
|Burial of a paternal grandfather||Parker Smith Grinstead|
July 5, 1932 (Age 5 years)
PS and Birdie Grinstead's gravesite, Granger City Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County, Texas, USA
Latitude: N30.71882 Longitude: W97.42712Google Maps™ Bing Maps™ OpenStreetMap™
Cemetery: Granger City Cemetery
Note: Grave is in block 4 of the cemetery.
|Death of a mother||Laura Sarah Allison|
February 26, 1942 (Age 15 years)
|Death of a father||William Scott Grinstead |
November 4, 1976 (Age 50 years)
|Burial of a father||William Scott Grinstead |
November 6, 1976 (Age 50 years)
|Death of a brother||William Douthit (Dal) Grinstead|
December 17, 1991 (Age 65 years)
Electronic/telemetry sectional engineer
Woodworking; genealogy; model railroading; yard work
[Harold Grinstead Family.FTW]
The W.S. (Billy) Grinstead Family lived on a farm located five miles west of Granger, Williamson Co., Texas on the Branch creek and on the east side of the road from the Pople gin. He and Laura were living there when Harold was born in 1926. In 1928 when Harold was two years old the family moved to Bartlett, which is located in Bell county. The children attended school in Schwetner until the subject was eight years old and in the second grade. In Dec. 1934 they moved to Posey community located five miles west of Slaton, Lubbock Co., Texas. The subject attended Posey grade school through the eighth grade. He then attended four years of high school at Slaton. After graduation in 1944 he volunteered to go into the Army Air Corp. He was discharged in Dec. 1946 and after returning to Lubbock met his future wife, Roulande Kathryne (Kay) Stanley.
They were married August 22, 1947 and moved to Ft. Worth the following year. Harold was employed by Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. as an Electronic technician. Convair (now Lockheed) was building the B38 bomber at the time and he flew over 500 hours on them as a radar technician. Their two sons were born in Ft. Worth. They returned to Lubbock in 1952 were the subject was the branch manager of Price Supply Co. (wholesale appliance and TV distributor). He was transfered to the Amarillo office as the Asst. Gen. Mgr. in 1960. He remained with this company until Dec. 9, 1968. At that time he went to work for Mason & Hanger Co., Inc. at the Pantex Plant and remained there until his retirement in March 1991. At the time of his retirement he was a Sectional Engineer over an engineering section designing computerized test systems to test Telemetry units.
ref. Birth certificate and marriage license in in possession of Harold and Kay Grinstead.
|Last change|| June 16, 2008 – 16:32:32|