Dwight Murry Huff

20 February 1907–4 April 1951 (Age 44)
Preston, Pratt, Kansas, United States

The Life of Dwight Murry

When Dwight Murry Huff was born on 20 February 1907, in Preston, Pratt, Kansas, United States, his father, Daniel Bruce Huff, was 32 and his mother, Zucala Alice Trisler, was 29. He lived in Garfield Township, Harper, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Laverne, Harper, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 4 April 1951, at the age of 44, and was buried in Laverne, Harper, Oklahoma, United States.

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Daniel Bruce Huff
Zucala Alice Trisler
Iona Viola Huff
Mattie Louise Huff
Dwight Murry Huff
Bessie Alistine Huff
Daniel Ralph Huff
Faith Victory Huff

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 3

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 12

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spur of a hill, Old English hōh (literally, ‘heel’).2 German: from the Germanic personal name Hufo, a short form of a compound name formed with hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dwight Huff in household of David Huff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dwight M Huff in household of S Alia Huff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dwight M Huff in household of Daniel B Huff, "United States Census, 1930"

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