Vilma Lee Whitmire

Brief Life History of Vilma Lee

When Vilma Lee Whitmire was born in 1927, in Boulder City, Clark, Nevada, United States, her father, Alfred W Whitmire, was 23 and her mother, Ollie Dell Yates, was 22. She married Heber Grant Campbell on 27 April 1945, in Idaho, United States. She lived in Jerome, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States in 1940. She died on 27 June 1961, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Heber Grant Campbell
1923–1983
Vilma Lee Whitmire
1927–1961
Marriage: 27 April 1945

Sources (10)

  • Velma Whitmire Campbell in household of Heber Grant Campbell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Vilma Lee Whitmire Campbell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Velma Powell in entry for Billy Joe Whitmire, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Americanized form of German Wittmeyer .

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

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