Irven Charles Grisham

Male20 August 1903–19 March 1970

Brief Life History of Irven Charles

When Irven Charles Grisham was born on 20 August 1903, in Garland, Arkansas, United States, his father, Walter Allen Grisham, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Holland, was 23. He married Ola Savannah Parker on 2 November 1937, in Garland, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Mountain Valley, Garland, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 March 1970, in Garland, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66.

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Irven Charles Grisham
Ola Savannah Parker
Marriage: 2 November 1937

Sources (2)

  • Charles E Grisham in household of Walter A Grisham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Irven C Grisham in household of Walter A Grisham, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1937Garland, Arkansas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

    Age 1

    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

    Age 19

    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Gresham . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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