William Lawrence Dyett

29 April 1896–14 December 1953 (Age 57)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of William Lawrence

When William Lawrence Dyett was born on 29 April 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Dyet, was 24 and his mother, Cecil Rose Butler, was 19. He married Myrtle Jeanette Price on 19 July 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 14 December 1953, in Butte City, Glenn, California, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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William Lawrence Dyett
Myrtle Jeanette Price
Marriage: 19 July 1918
Majorie Dyet
Ruth Jeannette Dyet
Yvonne Beulah Dyett

Spouse and Children

19 July 1918
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Respelling of French Duet .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Dyet, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence Diet in household of William Diet, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William L Dyet, "United States Census, 1920"

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