Dwight Lyman Pressler

13 December 1901–18 July 1969 (Age 67)
Weld, Colorado, United States

The Life of Dwight Lyman

When Dwight Lyman Pressler was born on 13 December 1901, in Weld, Colorado, United States, his father, James Knox Post Pressler, was 55 and his mother, Mary Alice Austin, was 37. He married Ruth Edna Osborn on 11 September 1920, in Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 July 1969, in Reseda, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Dwight Lyman Pressler
Ruth Edna Osborn
Marriage: 11 September 1920
Mary Jane Pressler
Robert Dwight Pressler

Spouse and Children

11 September 1920
Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Knox Post Pressler


    Mary Alice Austin




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1902: Denver, Colorado, United States [City and County of Denver created by Constitutional Amendment]
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city of Breslau in Silesia (Polish name Wrocław), or from Pressel .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Presler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dwight Pressler in household of Vernon C Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dwight Pressler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dwight Pressler, "United States Census, 1930"

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