Oscar Ivan Chenoweth

Male2 July 1892–29 May 1944

Brief Life History of Oscar Ivan

When Oscar Ivan Chenoweth was born on 2 July 1892, in South Dakota, United States, his father, John Andrew Chenoweth, was 41 and his mother, Emelia Ann "Milly" Bundy, was 35. He married Gertrude Powell about 1916, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 19 North McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 29 May 1944, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Ivan Chenoweth
Gertrude Powell
Marriage: about 1916
Oscar Ivan Chenoweth Jr
John Douglas Chenoweth

Sources (14)

  • Oscar I Chenoweth in household of Minnie Chenoweth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar I. Chenoweth, "Oregon Marriages, 1853-1935"
  • Oscar Ivan Chenoweth, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1916United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · Oregon Historical Society

    Age 6

    The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 14

    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

    Cornish: topographic name from the elements chy ‘house’ + noweth ‘new’.

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

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