Forrest Wayne Fry

Brief Life History of Forrest Wayne

When Forrest Wayne Fry was born on 18 June 1902, in Logansport, Indiana, United States, his father, John Fry, was 32 and his mother, Maude Blanche Camden, was 20. He married Grace Eletta Bridgman on 15 March 1923, in Thurston, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Olympia, Thurston, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States for about 5 years. He died on 26 December 1963, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Floral Hills Cemetery, Lynnwood, Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Forrest Wayne Fry
1902–1963
Nellie May Moretz
1908–1968
Marriage: 26 August 1940
Sally Jean Fry
1942–1977
Ronald Alan Fry
1945–1982

Sources (34)

  • Forrest W Fry, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Forrest Wayne Floy, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Forest W Fry, "Washington, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southern and southwestern): from Middle English frie ‘free’ (Old English frīo, frīg), with reference either to rank or tenurial status (‘free-born’) or to character (‘generous, open-handed’). It is synonymous with Free .

Americanized form of German Frei or Frey , or of the Dutch cognate Vrij.

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

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