Howard Paul Payne

21 February 1911–1 November 1984 (Age 73)
Swan Lake Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States

The Life of Howard Paul

When Howard Paul Payne was born on 21 February 1911, in Swan Lake Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States, his father, Ellsworth Henry Payne, was 27 and his mother, Mary M Dewhirst, was 32. He married Myrtle Beatrice Enderson on 28 March 1936, in Spirit Lake, Dickinson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 1 November 1984, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States.

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Howard Paul Payne
Myrtle Beatrice Enderson
Marriage: 28 March 1936
George Howard Payne
Jerry Ellsworth Payne
James Michael Payne

Spouse and Children


    Myrtle Beatrice Enderson


28 March 1936
Spirit Lake, Dickinson, Iowa, United States


    George Howard Payne


    Jerry Ellsworth Payne


    James Michael Payne


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 2

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine . This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard Payne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard P Payne in household of James E Payne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Payne in household of Elsworth H Payne, "United States Census, 1920"

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