Edgar Amos Buchanan

25 July 1896–21 September 1978 (Age 82)
Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States

The Life of Edgar Amos

When Edgar Amos Buchanan was born on 25 July 1896, in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States, his father, Amos Milton Buchanan, was 31 and his mother, Frances Ruthama Turnidge, was 19. He married Ruby Leona Hoagland on 10 March 1922. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Valley, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Donnelly, Valley, Idaho, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 21 September 1978, in Cove, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Council, Adams, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Amos Buchanan
1896–1978
Ruby Leona Hoagland
1904–1996
Marriage: 10 March 1922
Luella Fay Buchanan
1923–2012
Ethel Irene Buchanan
1925–1998
Eldon Edgar Buchanan
1929–2013
Allen Milton Buchanan
1932–2018
Lois Maxine Buchanan
1935–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1922
children

(5)

    Female1923–2012Female

    Ethel Irene Buchanan

    Female1925–1998Female

    Male1929–2013Male

    Allen Milton Buchanan

    Male1932–2018Male

    Lois Maxine Buchanan

    Female1935–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 2

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Buchanan, a place near Loch Lomond, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the canon’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edger A Buchanon in household of Ames M Buchanon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edgar A Buchanan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar A Buchanan, "United States Census, 1940"

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