Elmore Wallen

22 February 1891–July 1968 (Age 77)
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Elmore

When Elmore Wallen was born on 22 February 1891, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, his father, Newton Perry Wallen, was 33 and his mother, Caroline Virginia McFarland, was 33. He had at least 2 daughters with Susan Mae Dillon. He died in July 1968, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Prestonsburg, Floyd, Kentucky, United States.

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Elmore Wallen
Susan Mae Dillon
Maude Wallen
Lucy Boggs

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented
Age 1
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 21
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

Swedish (mainly Wallén): topographic or ornamental name composed of a variant of the element vall ‘grassy bank, pasture’ (see Wall ) or the root of Latin vallis ‘valley’ (representing Swedish dal) + the adjectival suffix -én/-en, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Wallin and Walen .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Elmore Wallen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmore Wallen, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Elmo Wallen, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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