Fred Alvin Bingham

Brief Life History of Fred Alvin

When Fred Alvin Bingham was born on 16 January 1917, in Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Brigham Albert Bingham, was 28 and his mother, Eva Viola Stratford, was 27. He married Ruth Welch Lofthouse on 24 June 1947, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to World in 1940 and lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years and Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1942. In 1935, his occupation is listed as farmer in Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States. He died on 21 July 1996, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Honeyville Cemetery, Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Fred Alvin Bingham
Ruth Welch Lofthouse
Marriage: 24 June 1947
Byron Fred Bingham

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  • Fred A Bingham, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Fred Alvin Bingham - Memory of Someone: Memory of a parent: birth: 16 January 1917;
  • Fred Alvin Bingham, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1923 · The Ellen Eccles Theatre

The Ellen Eccles Theater was originally known as the Capitol Theater and was home to different vaudevilles and operas. The Theater later became solely used for community events and movies. In 1988, popular outcry from the public led to the city of Logan purchasing the theater and a not-for-profit organization was formed to renovate and operate it. Fire destroyed much of the theater's annex in 1990 during a restoration attempt by the city. However, the Theater reopened to a gala performance on January 8, 1993. It is used today for performances of the Utah Festival Opera Company along with the Cache Valley Civic Ballet, Music Theater West, Valley Dance Ensemble, Cache Theater Company, and several Utah State University performing groups.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Dorset) and Irish (County Mayo): habitational name from Bingham (Nottinghamshire). The placename is probably from an Old English folk-name Bynningas (‘the people associated with a man named Bynna’), or possibly from an unattested Old English word bing ‘a kettle-shaped hollow’, + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Irish (Ulster, of Scottish origin): altered form of Bigham .

American shortened and altered form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames such as Bingenheimer .

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

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Fred Alvin Bingham

My father was commonly known as Fred A. Bingham. He was born in Wilson, Weber, Utah, USA. At the age of three his father moved the family to a farm in Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah. As a young boy Dad w …

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