Philip Elmer Amoruso

15 March 1920–19 June 2015 (Age 95)
Battle Ground, Clark, Washington, United States

The Life of Philip Elmer

When Philip Elmer Amoruso was born on 15 March 1920, in Battle Ground, Clark, Washington, United States, his father, Philip Amoruso, was 32 and his mother, Eva Creviston, was 27. He married Doris Edna Schell on 11 March 1941, in Clark, Washington, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 21 Heisson, Clark, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 19 June 2015, in Soap Lake, Grant, Washington, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Soap Lake, Grant, Washington, United States.

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Philip Elmer Amoruso
Doris Edna Schell
Marriage: 11 March 1941

Spouse and Children

11 March 1941
Clark, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Eva Creviston




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 20

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: variant of Amoroso .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Philip Amoruso in household of Philip Amoruso, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Philip Elmer Amoruse, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Philip Elmer Amoruso, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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