Orlin Calvin Dwyer

Male14 July 1925–24 February 2002

Brief Life History of Orlin Calvin

When Orlin Calvin Dwyer was born on 14 July 1925, in Mapleton, Bourbon, Kansas, United States, his father, Orlin Calvin Dwyer Sr., was 44 and his mother, Ida Mae Parrish, was 39. He married Elva Jean Coats on 8 October 1944, in Benicia, Solano, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Mill Creek Township, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1940 and Benicia, Solano, California, United States in 1950. He died on 24 February 2002, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Elk Grove, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Orlin Calvin Dwyer
Elva Jean Coats
Marriage: 8 October 1944
Nancy Jeanne Dwyer

Sources (15)

  • Orlin C Dwyer, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Orlin Calvin Dwyer, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Orlin Calvin Jr Dwyer, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1944Benicia, Solano, California, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

    Age 2

    The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 22

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Parnell, Liam, Brigid, Cormac, Oonagh, Patrick Michael.

    Irish (southern Ireland): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhuidhir, a variant of Ó Duibhidhir (see Diver ), or Mac Duibhidhir ‘descendant of Duibhuidhir’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark, black’ + odhar ‘sallow, tawny’.

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

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