Herbert Adam Pennison

Male5 August 1913–16 February 1960

Brief Life History of Herbert Adam

When Herbert Adam Pennison was born on 5 August 1913, in Napoleonville, Assumption, Louisiana, United States, his father, Etienne Arthur Pennison, was 30 and his mother, Cleona Eve Foret, was 29. He lived in Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Five, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 16 February 1960, at the age of 46, and was buried in Amelia, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States.

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Etienne Arthur Pennison
Cleona Eve Foret
Talbot J Pennison
Herbert Adam Pennison

Sources (5)

  • Herbert Penison in household of Authur Penison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert A Pennison, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • Herbert Adam Pennison, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.


Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.


Age 14

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Elodie, Ulysse.

Altered form of French (mainly Vendée) Pénisson: derivative of panis ‘millet’ (see Panis ), used as a nickname for a grower or seller.

English (London): from the Middle English personal name Penny + -son. This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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