Howard Taft Fargo

27 July 1895–4 July 1954 (Age 58)
Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of Howard Taft

When Howard Taft Fargo was born on 27 July 1895, in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, George Wilbur Fargo, was 24 and his mother, Minnie Jane Taft, was 25. He married Mary Elsie Vanier on 16 February 1920, in Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Buels Gore, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1900 and Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 July 1954, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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Howard Taft Fargo
Mary Elsie Vanier
Marriage: 16 February 1920
John Joseph Fargo
Ann Marie Fargo
Paul Ramon Fargo

Spouse and Children

16 February 1920
Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States


    John Joseph Fargo


    Ann Marie Fargo


    Paul Ramon Fargo


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

See Vargo .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Howard Fargo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard T Fargo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard T Fargo, "United States Census, 1920"

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