Arthur William DeGarmo

Male13 June 1905–1 June 1979

Brief Life History of Arthur William

When Arthur William DeGarmo was born on 13 June 1905, in Ohio, United States, his father, Arthur F. DeGarmo, was 27 and his mother, Lula Bair, was 20. He lived in Lakewood, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 1 June 1979, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Westlake, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Arthur William DeGarmo
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  • Arthur J Degarmo in household of Arthur F Degarmo, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur W Degarmo, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Arthur Degarmo, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.

1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 8

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

1925 · The First Municipally Owned Airport in the Country.

Age 20

The Cleveland Hopkins Airport was named after its founder, William R. Hopkins, and it was the first municipality-owned airport in the United States. It also is the home of the first air traffic control tower, the first ground-to-air radio control system, the first airfield lighting system, and the first U.S. airport to be directly connected to a local rail transit system. It is still in operation today and is the 43rd busiest airport in the United States.

Name Meaning

Altered form of French Degarmeaux: habitational name, with fused preposition de ‘from’, denoting someone from Garmeaux, the name of two places in Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany (France). The surname Degarmeaux or (de) Garmeaux is no longer found in France.

History: Pierre Degarmeaux from Mézières-sur-Couesnon in Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany (France), married Catrina van der Heyden in Albany, NY, c. 1682.

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

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