Harold Chester Lamb

30 June 1900–17 June 1973 (Age 72)
The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States

The Life of Harold Chester

When Harold Chester Lamb was born on 30 June 1900, in The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States, his father, George Alfred Lamb, was 30 and his mother, Mary May Burns, was 24. He married Nellie Grace Quinn on 26 August 1923, in Jerome, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Marion, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Grand Ronde, Polk, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 17 June 1973, in Ballston, Polk, Oregon, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rest Lawn Memory Gardens, West Salem, Polk, Oregon, United States.

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Harold Chester Lamb
Nellie Grace Quinn
Marriage: 26 August 1923
Margery May Cain-Klossen
Haroldine Rae " Deanie" Lamb

Spouse and Children

26 August 1923
Jerome, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 11

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold C Lamb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold Lamb in household of George A Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"

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