Ervin Arthur Wormington

26 February 1921–12 April 2008 (Age 87)
Neosho Rapids, Lyon, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ervin Arthur

When Ervin Arthur Wormington was born on 26 February 1921, in Neosho Rapids, Lyon, Kansas, United States, his father, Karl Benton Wormington, was 26 and his mother, Barry Lucy Jones, was 25. He married Doris Marie Blomquist on 28 December 1945, in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 27 West Orchards, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1990. He died on 12 April 2008, in Gaston, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lewis Clark Memorial Gardens, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States.

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Ervin Arthur Wormington
Doris Marie Blomquist
Marriage: 28 December 1945
Donald Dean Wormington

Spouse and Children

28 December 1945
Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States


    Donald Dean Wormington


Parents and Siblings




    Wayne Wormington


    Harold Wormingon


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

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

Age 6

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Wermetune ‘estate (Old English tūn) associated with a man called Wyrma’, and unattested Old English personal name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Irvin Wormington in household of Carl Wormington, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ervin Wormington in household of Karl B Wormington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ervin Arthur Wormington, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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