Paul Franklin Remington

8 February 1920–22 March 1998 (Age 78)
Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Paul Franklin

When Paul Franklin Remington was born on 8 February 1920, in Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Paul Norton Remington, was 30 and his mother, Catherine Elizabeth Stoker, was 22. He lived in Lewis Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 March 1998, at the age of 78, and was buried in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Norton Remington
1889–1934
Catherine Elizabeth Stoker
1897–1993
Paul Franklin Remington
1920–1998
Walter Bruce Remington
1921–1988
Stephen Stoker Remington
1923–2009
Mary Jane Remington
1927–

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World Events (8)

1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi
Age 2
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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 3
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941
Age 21
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming ‘boundary stream’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (7)

  • Paul E Remington in household of Catherine Remington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul F Remington in household of Paul N Remington, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Franklyn Remington in household of Paul N Remington, "United States Census, 1930"

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