Joseph Frank Vanier

23 October 1894–12 January 1982 (Age 87)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Joseph Frank

When Joseph Frank Vanier was born on 23 October 1894, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Frank Vanyea, was 21 and his mother, Rose Vincent, was 20. He married Florence Susannah Rudd on 30 January 1917, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 12 January 1982, in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Frank Vanier
1894–1982
Florence Susannah Rudd
1897–1993
Marriage: 30 January 1917
Raymond Vanier
1918–
Josephine Vanier
1920–
Yvonne Vanier
1921–1922
Doris Lorraine Vanier
1922–2010
Ruth Vanier
1923–
Lawrence Sherman Vanier
1925–2003
Muriel Vanier
1929–
Robert Joseph Vanier
1932–
Beatrice Maryanne Vanier
1933–2019
Eileen Vanier
1937–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 January 1917
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(10)

    Raymond Vanier

    Male1918–Male

    Josephine Vanier

    Female1920–Female

    Yvonne Vanier

    Female1921–1922Female

    Female1922–2010Female

    Ruth Vanier

    Female1923–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Vanyea

    Male1873–1901Male

    Female1874–1963Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 3

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1917

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Vannier .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph F Vanier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Vanier in household of David Laundry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph F Vanier, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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