Marvin Gardner Bennion

28 September 1892–16 January 1923 (Age 30)
Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Marvin Gardner

When Marvin Gardner Bennion was born on 28 September 1892, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Ira Wainwright Bennion, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Jennette Gardner, was 27. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 16 January 1923, at the age of 30, and was buried in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Wainwright Bennion
Ellen Jennette Gardner
Lenore Bennion
Adell Bennion
Marvin Gardner Bennion
Valois Bennion
Laurel Bennion
Preston Bennion
Norma Bennion
Esther Wainwright Bennion
June Bennion
John Archie Bennion

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State
Age 4
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 9
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ap Eynon ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon ).

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

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Sources (18)

  • Marvin Bennion in household of Ira Bennion, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marvin Gardner Bennion, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Marvin Gardner Bennion, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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