Bernard Allen Honeywell

10 April 1918–2 February 1992 (Age 73)
Union Township, Adams, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Bernard Allen

When Bernard Allen Honeywell was born on 10 April 1918, in Union Township, Adams, Iowa, United States, his father, Fred Allen Honeywell, was 40 and his mother, Lydia Charlotte Vallier, was 32. He lived in Harrison Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 2 February 1992, in Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Persia, Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Fred Allen Honeywell
Lydia Charlotte Vallier
Eva May Honeywell
Goldie Jane Honeywell
Merle Daniel Honeywell
Bernard Allen Honeywell
Helen Honeywell

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi
Age 4
The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
Age 23
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of several minor places of this name in Devon, from Old English hunig ‘honey’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Bernard Honeywell, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Bernard Honeywell in household of Fred Honeywell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernard Allen Honeywell, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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