Manley Dean Kemper

Male4 January 1919–14 October 2004

Brief Life History of Manley Dean

When Manley Dean Kemper was born on 4 January 1919, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States, his father, Cly Otho Kemper, was 35 and his mother, Ella Rose Long, was 23. He married Mary Elizabeth Antone on 20 January 1940, in Grays Harbor, Washington, United States. He lived in United States in 1949 and Sutherlin, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1950. He died on 14 October 2004, in Coos Bay, Coos, Oregon, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Manley Dean Kemper
Velda Mae Jenkins
Marriage: 21 December 1946
Larry Dean Kemper
Carol A. Kemper
Judith Kemper
Judith Sue Kemper

Sources (20)

  • Manley D. Kemper, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Manley Dean Kemper, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • Manley Dean Kemper, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1946Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


    Age 1

    Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 23

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    German: status name denoting a peasant farmer or serf, an agent noun derivative of Kamp 1.

    North German: occupational name for an official calibrator who marked the correct weight and measures for verification, from Middle Low German kempen.

    German and possibly also Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of the twelve places called Kempen in the Dutch-German border area.

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

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