Alpha E. Dyson

10 October 1894–10 February 1986 (Age 91)
Adams Township, Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Alpha E.

When Alpha E. Dyson was born on 10 October 1894, in Adams Township, Dallas, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Edgar Dyson, was 18 and her mother, Elizabeth Isabell McGrew, was 22. She married Stanley Roy Salter on 16 September 1916, in Redfield, Dallas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Beaverdam, Richland Township, Allen, Ohio, United States for about 5 years and Jackson Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 10 February 1986, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Rockport, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Stanley Roy Salter
Alpha E. Dyson
Marriage: 16 September 1916
Farol Rose Salter
Stanley J Salter

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16 September 1916
Redfield, Dallas, Iowa, United States



    Stanley J Salter


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

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

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): metronymic from Dye .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Danish, German, and Norwegian Theisen or German Theissen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alpha Salter in household of Stanley R Salter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alpha Salter in household of Stanley Salter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alpha E Salter in household of Stanley R Salter, "United States Census, 1930"

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