Wilford Herbert Kimber

6 October 1907–2 September 1970 (Age 62)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Wilford Herbert

When Wilford Herbert Kimber was born on 6 October 1907, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Jeremiah Wood, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Kimber, was 17. He lived in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 2 September 1970, in Middleton, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Middleton, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Wilford Herbert Kimber
Virginia Evelyn Kimbro

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

Age 2

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a habitational name from East and West Kimber in the parish of Northlew in Devon, so named from Old English cempa ‘warrior’ (or the Old English personal name Cempa) + bearn ‘grove’, ‘wood’. It may also be an altered form of Kimbrough .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kinberg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Kimbro in household of William H Diehl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W Herbert Wood in household of William J Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilfred Herbert Kimbro, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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