Elmer Dean Birkinshaw

Male17 May 1913–9 April 1996

Brief Life History of Elmer Dean

When Elmer Dean Birkinshaw was born on 17 May 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Birkinshaw, was 32 and his mother, Ellie Sarah Crabtree, was 30. He lived in United States in 1949. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 9 April 1996, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sunset, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Birkinshaw
1880–1958
Ellie Sarah Crabtree
1882–1969
William Crabtree Birkinshaw
1905–1965
Elmer Dean Birkinshaw
1913–1996

Sources (20)

  • Elmer D Birkinshaw, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Birkinshaw, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Elmer Dean Birkinshaw, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch

Age 3

The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Burkinshaw .

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

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