DeWayne Foust

1927–1987 (Age 60)
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of DeWayne

When DeWayne Foust was born on 1 May 1927, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Chester Leon Foust, was 31 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Rummel, was 24. He died in November 1987, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Chester Leon Foust
Mary Elizabeth Rummel
Chester Foust
DeWayne Foust

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 17

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

Probably an altered spelling of Faust .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dewayne Foust in household of Chester Foust, "United States Census, 1940"
  • De Wayne Foust in household of Chester Foust, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dewayne Foust, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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