Frederick Arthur Gailey

27 August 1905–15 July 1958 (Age 52)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Frederick Arthur

When Frederick Arthur Gailey was born on 27 August 1905, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, John Wesley Gailey, was 25 and his mother, Gertrude Sturgis Irving, was 23. He married Zelda LaPrele Later on 10 April 1928, in Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wyoming, United States in 1935 and Election District 4, Teton, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 15 July 1958, in Jackson, Teton, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Jackson, Teton, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Arthur Gailey
Zelda LaPrele Later
Marriage: 10 April 1928
Joan Zelda Gailey Houchens

Spouse and Children

10 April 1928
Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 10

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Age 15

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: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire named Gailey, from Old English gagel ‘bogmyrtle’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 In some instances, an altered spelling of South German Gailer (variant of Geiler ) or of Swiss Gälli ( see Gall ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred A Houchens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fredrick Houchens in household of Gertrude Houchens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred A Houchens, "United States Census, 1930"

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