Philip Sheridan Arnold

13 July 1891–March 1967 (Age 75)
Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States

The Life of Philip Sheridan

When Philip Sheridan Arnold was born on 13 July 1891, in Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States, his father, Stephen Rees Arnold, was 41 and his mother, Sara Elizabeth Beecher, was 41. He married Iva May Huntley on 16 June 1913, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died in March 1967, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75.

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Philip Sheridan Arnold
Iva May Huntley
Marriage: 16 June 1913
Gordon Arnold
Kent Arnold

Spouse and Children

16 June 1913
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Marion Esther Arnold


    Julia Little Arnold



    Alice Maud Arnold


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 7

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 20

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Philip Arnold, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Phillip Arnold in household of Sarah Arnold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Philip Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"

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