Denzil Merton Yost

27 June 1911–1 April 1977 (Age 65)
United States

The Life of Denzil Merton

When Denzil Merton Yost was born on 27 June 1911, in United States, his father, Henry Clark Yost, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ethel Wade, was 23. He lived in Clay Magisterial District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 1 April 1977, in United States, at the age of 65.

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Henry Clark Yost
Mary Ethel Wade
James Meryl Yost Sr
Denzil Merton Yost
Clarice Malcena Yost

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 18

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jost, a variant of Joos , or of Dutch Joost .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Denzel Nerton Clark in household of Henry C Clark, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Denzel Yost in household of H C Yost, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Denzel Yost in household of H Clark Yost, "United States Census, 1940"

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