Ray Lavell Nowlin

14 December 1901–17 February 1963 (Age 61)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ray Lavell

When Ray Lavell Nowlin was born on 14 December 1901, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, Ernest Leroy Nowlin, was 26 and his mother, Emma Charlotte Olson, was 24. He married Dora Marie Schumacher on 15 November 1952. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 17 February 1963, in Lacombe, Lacombe County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mirror, Lacombe County, Alberta, Canada.

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Ray Lavell Nowlin
Dora Marie Schumacher
Marriage: 15 November 1952

Spouse and Children

15 November 1952

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 14

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray Nowlin in household of Ernest Nowlin, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Ray Nowlin in household of Ernest Nowlin, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Ray Nowlin in household of Ernest Nowlin, "Canada Census, 1916"

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