Fenton Burdick

2 April 1893–17 May 1956 (Age 63)
California, United States

The Life of Fenton

When Fenton Burdick was born on 2 April 1893, in California, United States, his father, Cyrus Gideon Burdick, was 33 and his mother, May E Keller, was 27. He married Amelia Marquez on 8 November 1911, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 17 May 1956, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Fenton Burdick
Amelia Marquez
Marriage: 8 November 1911

Spouse and Children

8 November 1911
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Burdett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fenten Burdick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • F Burdick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fenton Burdick, "United States Census, 1930"

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