Orion Leroy McMains Jr.

14 November 1920–31 July 1999 (Age 78)
Dexter, Chaves, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Orion Leroy

When Orion Leroy McMains Jr. was born on 14 November 1920, in Dexter, Chaves, New Mexico, United States, his father, Orion Leroy McMains, was 25 and his mother, Pearl Goodin, was 25. He lived in Election Precinct 28 Atrisco, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1940 and Grant, New Mexico, United States for about 25 years. He died on 31 July 1999, in Grants, Cibola, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Grants, Cibola, New Mexico, United States.

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Orion Leroy McMains Jr.
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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 3

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McManus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orion L Mcmain Jr. in household of Orion L Mcmain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orion Mcmains in household of Orion Mcmains, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orion Jr in entry for Dr Francis Charles Frank Mcmains Dowell Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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