Howard Arthur Pierce

23 August 1880–5 March 1949 (Age 68)
Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, United States

The Life of Howard Arthur

When Howard Arthur Pierce was born on 23 August 1880, in Earlville, Delaware, Iowa, United States, his father, Leander Llewellyn Pierce, was 27 and his mother, Mary Jane Walker, was 24. He married Florence May White on 14 October 1901, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Kootenai, Bonner, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Spokane City, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 5 March 1949, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Echo Cemetery, Echo, Umatilla, Oregon, United States.

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Howard Arthur Pierce
Florence May White
Marriage: 14 October 1901
Lulu May Pierce
Zelma Lorine Pierce

Spouse and Children

14 October 1901
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Leander Llewellyn Pierce


    Mary Jane Walker




    Lulu Sarah May Beeny Pierce



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 1

Historical Boundaries -1881: Silver Bow, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Silver Bow, Montana, United States
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 19

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard A Pierce, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard A Pierce, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard A Pierce, "United States Census, 1910"

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