Lora Delphina Burkhart

30 January 1914–30 March 1985 (Age 71)
Racine, Newton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lora Delphina

When Lora Delphina Burkhart was born on 30 January 1914, in Racine, Newton, Missouri, United States, her father, Elijah A. Burkhart, was 26 and her mother, Etta Fisher, was 19. She lived in Dayton Township, Newton, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 March 1985, in Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Racine, Newton, Missouri, United States.

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Lora Delphina Burkhart

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    Gladys Myrtle Burkhart



    Ruby Mae Burkhart


    Elsie Adjestine Burkhart


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 17

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Burkhard, composed of the elements burg ‘fort’, ‘castle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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  • Lora D Burkhart in household of Lige Burkhart, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lora D Burkhart in household of Lige A Burkhart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lora Kinslow, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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