Frank Edward Turner

24 April 1917–3 May 1985 (Age 68)

The Life of Frank Edward

When Frank Edward Turner was born on 24 April 1917, in Canada, his father, Nelson Charles Turner, was 22 and his mother, Violet Ethel Barrow, was 21. He married Faye Louise Holman on 16 February 1946, in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. He died on 3 May 1985, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Frank Edward Turner
Faye Louise Holman
Marriage: 16 February 1946

Spouse and Children

16 February 1946
Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Nelson Charles Turner


    Violet Ethel Barrow




World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 17

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Turner in household of Nelson Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank E Turner in household of Nelson C Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank E M Turner in household of Nelson C Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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