Oliver L Byron

Brief Life History of Oliver L

When Oliver L Byron was born on 15 March 1907, in Illinois, United States, his father, John Byron, was 44 and his mother, Lillith Alice Schairer, was 21. He married Bernita May Holdren about 1940. He lived in Kane, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 August 1989, in Aurora Township, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Oswego, Kendall, Illinois, United States.

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Oliver L Byron
Bernita May Holdren
Marriage: about 1940

Sources (9)

  • Allie Byron in household of Leslie Shire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oliver L. Byron, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Oliver Byron in entry for Gladys A. Byron, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Byram (Yorkshire), named with Old English bȳrum ‘at the cattle sheds’, dative plural of bȳre ‘byre’. This name has occasionally been adopted as a Jewish surname, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.

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

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