Floyd Otto Horning

Brief Life History of Floyd Otto

When Floyd Otto Horning was born on 15 August 1895, in Vernon Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States, his father, Ambrose LaGrange Horning, was 43 and his mother, Rosa Ann Stine, was 38. He married Nina Bertina Huggins on 2 May 1917, in Osceola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 10 September 1963, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68.

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Floyd Otto Horning
1895–1963
Nina Bertina Huggins
1893–1999
Marriage: 2 May 1917
Reva Mildred Horning
1917–1989
Garold Devere Horning
1924–2007
Garold Devere Horning
1924–2007

Sources (14)

  • Floyd Gorming, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Floyd Harming, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Udo.

German (Hörning):

variant of Horning .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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