Hiram Albert Kunz

23 March 1895–23 January 1964 (Age 68)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Hiram Albert

When Hiram Albert Kunz was born on 23 March 1895, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, Joseph Sanders, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Viola Wilson, was 19. He married Marie Mildred Burroughs on 26 May 1915, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 23 January 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Hiram Albert Kunz
Marie Mildred Burroughs
Marriage: 26 May 1915
James Knoll Kunz

Spouse and Children

26 May 1915
Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States


    James Knoll Kunz


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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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 18

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 20

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Kuntz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hiram Albert Kunz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hyram A Kunz in household of Edward F Kunz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hiram A Kunz, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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