Harvey L. Umphenour

17 January 1923–28 February 1998 (Age 75)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Harvey L.

When Harvey L. Umphenour was born on 17 January 1923, in Oregon, United States, his father, Miloe Star Umphenour, was 29 and his mother, Sibyl Mae Rogers, was 22. He married LaRena Irene Fairchild on 21 April 1957, in Bannock, Idaho, United States. He lived in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Northwest Gooding Election Precinct, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 28 February 1998, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Gooding, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey L. Umphenour
LaRena Irene Fairchild
Marriage: 21 April 1957

Spouse and Children

21 April 1957
Bannock, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Maxine Umphenour


    Mary Umphenour


    Merlyn Star Umphenour


    Cleo Umphenour


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harvey Umphenour in household of Star Umphenour, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harvey L Umphenour in household of Miloe S Umphenour, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harvey Lee Umphenour, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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