John David Berriman

Brief Life History of John David

When John David Berriman was born on 20 December 1921, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, his father, Job Berriman III, was 28 and his mother, Anita B. Hoover, was 23. He married Verna E. Warden on 28 December 1953, in Jackson, Oregon, United States. He died on 10 October 1983, at the age of 61, and was buried in Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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John David Berriman
Verna E. Warden
Marriage: 28 December 1953

Sources (5)

  • John D Berriman, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • John Dav Berriman, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"
  • John D Berriman, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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English: variant of Berryman .

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

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