Henry "Hank" Haynes

25 September 1917–15 July 1993 (Age 75)
Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Henry "Hank"

When Henry "Hank" Haynes was born on 25 September 1917, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, John Abraham Haynes, was 45 and his mother, Lydia Catherine Lingenfelter, was 41. He lived in Joshua Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Fiatt, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 15 July 1993, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, at the age of 75.

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John Abraham Haynes
Lydia Catherine Lingenfelter
Maggie Elizabeth Haynes
Glenn William Haynes
Gleason Abraham Haynes
John Fredrich Haynes
Raymond Richard Haynes
Jacob Alvera Haynes
Nathaniel Butler Haynes
Coletha Sarah Haynes
John E Haynes
Henry "Hank" Haynes
Barbara Etta Haynes
Abby Ann Haynes

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 5

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

1 English (Shropshire): from the Welsh personal name Einws, a diminutive of Einion (of uncertain origin, popularly associated with einion ‘anvil’).2 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hain 2.3 English: habitational name from Haynes in Bedfordshire. This name first appears in Domesday Book as Hagenes, which Mills derives from the plural of Old English hægen, hagen ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Haynes in household of John A Haynes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Hayner in household of John A Hayner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry T Haynes in household of John A Haynes, "United States Census, 1930"

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