Irma Alyea

1914–1963 (Age 49)
Hebron, Porter, Indiana, United States

The Life of Irma

When Irma Alyea was born on 14 May 1914, in Hebron, Porter, Indiana, United States, her father, Orlo Guy Alyea, was 25 and her mother, Ruby Emma Lynch, was 28. She had at least 1 daughter with Ben Planchard. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 November 1963, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 49.

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Irma Alyea
Ben Planchard
Arlene Mildred Planchard

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  • Female1914–1963Female

  • Male1915–1980Male

  • Benton Eugene Alyea


  • Benton Alyea


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 15

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of a French Canadian name, probably Allier (of Germanic origin, from adalhari ‘noble army’) or Elier, Hélier, variants of Hilaire ( see Hillary ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Norma Planchard in household of Ben Planchard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irma Alzea in household of Orlo G Alzea, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irma F Alyea in household of Ada Lynch, "United States Census, 1920"

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