Evelyn Louise Dinsmoor

15 January 1924–13 September 1995 (Age 71)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Evelyn Louise

When Evelyn Louise Dinsmoor was born on 15 January 1924, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Franklin Dinsmoor, was 21 and her mother, Velma Grace Reece, was 19. She married Glenn Alby Henry II on 20 June 1943, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 13 September 1995, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cypress, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn Alby Henry II
Evelyn Louise Dinsmoor
Marriage: 20 June 1943

Spouse and Children

20 June 1943
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Franklin Dinsmoor





World Events (8)

1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 1

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dinsmore .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evelyn L Dinsmoor in household of Thomas F Dinsmoor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelyn L Dinsmoor in household of Thomas F Dinsmoor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn Louise Dinsmoor, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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