Gordon Elliott West

2 December 1898–31 January 1968 (Age 69)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Gordon Elliott

When Gordon Elliott West was born on 2 December 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Charles West, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Boyle, was 21. He married Alice Vera Selander on 23 October 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in United States for about 5 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 2 years. He died on 31 January 1968, at the age of 69, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gordon Elliott West
1898–1968
Alice Vera Selander
1899–1970
Marriage: 23 October 1919
Bessie M West
1921–2016
Richard Gordon West
1929–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1919
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 1

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1917

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gordon E West, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Gordon E West, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gorden Elliott West, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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