Erling Eugene Sams

3 August 1937–29 July 2009 (Age 71)
Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Erling Eugene

When Erling Eugene Sams was born on 3 August 1937, in Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States, his father, Ernie Sams, was 26 and his mother, Dorothy Frances Hickman, was 23. He married Helen Ann Huff on 20 March 1964, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States. He lived in Benson Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 29 July 2009, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 71.

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Erling Eugene Sams
Helen Ann Huff
Marriage: 20 March 1964

Spouse and Children

20 March 1964
Yamhill, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ernie Sams


    Dorothy Frances Hickman




World Events (8)

1938 · The DI is Opened To The Public

Age 1

Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization and a division of Welfare Services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects. Many of the items sold are second hand or never used. Such items include furniture, appliances, computers, and clothing. The DI also sells new furniture, much of it received directly from its own manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City. The DI provides job skill training for the physically, emotionally and socially challenged and seeks to place them into private sector employment.

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a short form of Samuel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Erling E Sams in household of Ernie Sams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Erling Eugene Sams, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
  • Erling Eugene Sams, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"

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