Herbert Chester Quimby

27 January 1885–28 October 1963 (Age 78)
Elma, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States

The Life of Herbert Chester

When Herbert Chester Quimby was born on 27 January 1885, in Elma, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States, his father, John Marshall Quimby, was 44 and his mother, Susan Jane Hill, was 40. He married Gladys Isadore Wesendorf from 20 April 1940 to 20 March 1950. He lived in Dayton, Butte, California, United States in 1910. He died on 28 October 1963, in Washington, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Terrace Heights Memorial Park, Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Herbert Chester Quimby
Myrtle Devoir
Marriage: 17 November 1949

Spouse and Children

17 November 1949
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 4

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Quarmby, a habitational name from a place so called in West Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bert J Quimby in household of Susan Quimby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Herbert Quimby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert C Quimby in household of Estella Noel, "United States Census, 1910"

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