George Eldon Monk

1 December 1916–9 February 1991 (Age 74)
Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

The Life of George Eldon

When George Eldon Monk was born on 1 December 1916, in Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, his father, George William Monk, was 34 and his mother, Louise Fredricka Potter, was 31. He lived in San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 9 February 1991, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 4

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance, or an occupational name for a servant employed at a monastery, from Middle English munk, monk ‘monk’ (Old English munuc, munec, from Late Latin monachus, Greek monakhos ‘solitary’, a derivative of monos ‘alone’).2 North German (Mönk) and Dutch: equivalent of 1, from Middle Low German monik, Middle Dutch moni(n)c, mun(i)c.3 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Muineaog ( see Minogue ) or Ó Manacháin ( see Monahan ).

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

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  • George Monk in household of George Monk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Eldon Lamont, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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