Max Lavere Anderson Sharp

24 September 1918–6 January 2003 (Age 84)
Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life of Max Lavere Anderson

When Max Lavere Anderson Sharp was born on 24 September 1918, his father, Ola Phineus Anderson, was 27 and his mother, Amelia Cecelia Barber, was 24. He married Lillian Oreva Humphries about 1937. He lived in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Rexburg Election Precinct 3, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 6 January 2003, in Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84.

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Max Lavere Anderson Sharp
Lillian Oreva Humphries
Marriage: about 1937

Spouse and Children

about 1937

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · Bonneville County Courthouse is built

Age 3

In 1921, the Bonneville county courthouse was built. It was designed by Lionel Fisher and Charles Aitken, two architects that helped build a number of government buildings in Idaho.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English scharp ‘keen’, ‘active’, ‘quick’.2 Irish (County Donegal): Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin‘descendant of Géarán’, a byname from a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’.3 Americanized form of any of several European names with similar meaning, for example German Scharf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Max Lavere Anderson Sharp in household of Hugh Sharp, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Max Lavere Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Max La Vere Anderson, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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