Wayne Stephen Reida

25 February 1920–May 1985 (Age 65)
Kingman, Kansas, United States

The Life of Wayne Stephen

When Wayne Stephen Reida was born on 25 February 1920, in Kingman, Kansas, United States, his father, Rudolph S. Reida, was 31 and his mother, Murtle Ruth Hundley, was 26. He married Billie June Riggs on 18 January 1944, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rural Township, Kingman, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Sausalito Judicial Township, Marin, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1945. He died in May 1985, at the age of 65.

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Wayne Stephen Reida
Billie June Riggs
Marriage: 18 January 1944
Stephanie Sue Reida

Spouse and Children

18 January 1944
Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 7

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 18

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin, perhaps Frisian.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wayne Reida in household of R S Reida, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Wayne Reida, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Wayne Reida, "United States Census, 1940"

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