Edward Andrew Meldrum

26 December 1906–26 July 1991 (Age 84)
Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Edward Andrew

When Edward Andrew Meldrum was born on 26 December 1906, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Harry Burnard Meldrum, was 31 and his mother, Alice Jemima Cole, was 22. He married Loraine Lechten on 20 December 1932, in San Mateo, San Mateo, California, United States. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 1 years. He died on 26 July 1991, in Port Orchard, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Gig Harbor, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Edward Andrew Meldrum
Loraine Lechten
Marriage: 20 December 1932

Spouse and Children

20 December 1932
San Mateo, San Mateo, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 2

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Age 23

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

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, first recorded in 1291 as Melgedrom, from an obscure first element + Gaelic druim ‘ridge’.

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

Sources (3)

  • E A Meldrum in household of Thomas F Mc Cabe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Meldrum in household of Harry Meldrum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward A Meldrum in household of Harry Meldrum, "United States Census, 1910"

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