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Mark Laurence Waterman

Mark Laurence Waterman

I12739   Male 1948 - 1983  (34 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 15 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Mark Laurence Waterman 
    Born 15 Oct 1948  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Sep 1983  Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 34 years 
    Buried Aft 16 Sep 1983  Emanu El Memorial Park (Emanuel Memorial Park), 8341 Bissonnett, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mark Laurence Waterman (1948 - 1983) Find A Grave Memorial
    Mark Laurence Waterman (1948 - 1983) Find A Grave Memorial
    Oldest Known Ancestors
    Paternal Line: Archibald Waterman b.1870
    Maternal Line: Frances Shirley Bernstein
    Person ID I12739  MyMispoche
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2016 

    Father Ancestors Sherman Edward Waterman
              b. 3 Sep 1921, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Jun 1994, Yarmouth Port, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Frances Shirley Bernstein 
    Children
     1. Mark Laurence Waterman
              b. 15 Oct 1948, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Sep 1983, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     
    Family ID F1258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S806] Find a Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com/).
      Birth: Oct. 15, 1948
      Newton
      Middlesex County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Death: Sep. 16, 1983
      Houston
      Harris County
      Texas, USA
      Mark Laurence Waterman was the first of two sons born to Frances Shirley Bernstein and Sherman Edward Waterman on October 15, 1948 in Newton Wellesley Hosptial.
      As a youth Mark spent his summers at Camp Bauercrest, a Jewish overnight camp for boys in Amesbury, MA, where he later became a counselor. He attended elementary, middle and 3 years of high school in Newton, MA. His parents moved to White Plains, NY before his senior year of high school, and there he graduated from White Plains High School.
      Mark received an undergraduate degree in Government and History from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Law school was postponed for a year because of the Vietnam War when Mark entered the Army Reserves. He received a Law Degree from Boston College Law School.
      In 1971, prior to entering Law School, Mark married his college sweetheart. After Law School the couple moved to Houston, TX where Mark passed the Bar on his first try, and began working for Dixie, Wolfe and Hall, a law firm that specialized in representing unions, teachers and those who did not have a voice.
      When Hall left the firm Mark left with him and continued the same type of law practice with a major focus on representing the Texas State Teacher's Association.
      Mark left Hall when a fellow lawyer was fired, and opened his own practice representing the unions, the Texas State Teacher's Association, and the poor who needed a voice. During those first few weeks after starting his own law practice, on January 6, 1982, Mark was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer, Osteogenic Sarcoma.
      January 1983 Mark knew he would not survive, and made the decision to allow his doctor to try experimental drugs on him in the hope that those who followed might survive Osteogenic Sarcoma. Mark lost his battle with cancer in the wee hours of September 16, 1983.
      What saddened Mark the most was that he was not going to be able to see his children grow up. He left behind his wife of 12 years and two beautiful children. Mark would be very proud of his children's accomplishments and their continuing contributions to their community and the world.
      Family links:
      Parents:
      Sherman E. Waterman (1921 - 1994)
      Burial:
      Emanu El Memorial Park
      Houston
      Harris County
      Texas, USA
      Maintained by: M W Bencal
      Originally Created by: Janie
      Record added: Mar 08, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 86409108