Wayne Aubrey Snook

23 November 1915–19 January 1995 (Age 79)
Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States

The Life of Wayne Aubrey

When Wayne Aubrey Snook was born on 23 November 1915, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, his father, James Morgan Snook, was 31 and his mother, Mabel Christina Cherhekle, was 25. He had at least 3 sons with Maude Maxine Wiand. He lived in Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 19 January 1995, in Lakewood, Jefferson, Colorado, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Wayne Aubrey Snook
Maude Maxine Wiand
James Wayne Snook
Robert Leroy Snook
Ronald Lee Snook

Spouse and Children


    Maude Maxine Wiand




    James Wayne Snook


    Robert Leroy Snook


    Ronald Lee Snook


Parents and Siblings


    Mabel Christina Cherhekle




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 2

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 21

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a projecting piece of land, from Middle English snoke ‘projection’. It is possible that this term was also used as a nickname for someone with a long nose.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wayne Snook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wayne Snook in household of James Snook, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Wayne A Snook in household of James M Snook, "United States Census, 1930"

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