Homer Lee Downs

1 March 1911–3 July 1964 (Age 53)
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of Homer Lee

When Homer Lee Downs was born on 1 March 1911, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, his father, Walter Faith Downs, was 26 and his mother, Dessie Hunter Montgomery, was 16. He died on 3 July 1964, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 16

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from a variant of Dunn 2. 2. variant (plural) of Down .

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

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  • Homer Downs in household of Walter Downs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Homer Downs in household of Walter F Downs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer L Downs, "United States Census, 1940"

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