Don F. Romines

8 August 1895–15 April 1954 (Age 58)
Martinsville, Clark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Don F.

When Don F. Romines was born on 8 August 1895, in Martinsville, Clark, Illinois, United States, his father, Leroy Romines, was 30 and his mother, Minnie Ellen Snyder, was 17. He married Lois Baker on 12 November 1922, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States. He lived in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1922 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 24 years. In 1942, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as unemployed in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 15 April 1954, in Martinsville, Clark, Illinois, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois, United States.

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Don F. Romines
Lois Baker
Marriage: 12 November 1922

Spouse and Children


    Lois Baker


12 November 1922
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings





    Helen Romines


    Grace Romines


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 2

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered form of Scottish Romanes, which Black derived form the manor of Rothmaneic (now called Romanno) in the parish of Newlands, Peebleshire. Compare Romine .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Don Romines in household of Floyd E Robertson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Don Romines in household of Roy Romines, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Don Romines in household of Leroy Romines, "United States Census, 1900"

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