John Nelson Calhoun

1928–2015 (Age 87)
Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

The Life of John Nelson

When John Nelson Calhoun was born on 6 August 1928, in Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, his father, Orren Liffon Pugmire, was 20 and his mother, Idella Nelson, was 24. He lived in Election District 1, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 27 November 2015, in Roy, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orren Liffon Pugmire
Idella Nelson
John Nelson Calhoun
Ann Marie Calhoun

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

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.
1929 · Arches National Park

Age 1

Arches National Park was designated as a national monument on April 12, 1929 and was re-designated as a national park later that year.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 23

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scottish Colquhoun .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Pugmire in household of Orren L Pugmire, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Calhoon in household of David S Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Calhoun, "Wyoming, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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