Douglas Erwin Wilson

13 June 1908–15 April 2001 (Age 92)
Center, Saguache, Colorado, United States

The Life of Douglas Erwin

When Douglas Erwin Wilson was born on 13 June 1908, in Center, Saguache, Colorado, United States, his father, Fredrick Grant Wilson, was 29 and his mother, Flora Jane Poole, was 26. He married Oral Ruth Taylor on 19 September 1928, in Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1930 and Brooklyn Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 15 April 2001, at the age of 92, and was buried in Placerville, El Dorado, California, United States.

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Douglas Erwin Wilson
Oral Ruth Taylor
Marriage: 19 September 1928
Ramon Douglas Wilson
Stephen John Wilson

Spouse and Children

19 September 1928
Davis, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 1

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1934 · The Construction of a Reservoir

Age 26

In 1933 the funds were obtained to start building a reservoir at the Pineview site. President Roosevelt then authorized the Ogden River Project on November 16, 1935 and was supervised and fully funded under the National Industrial Recovery Act.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Douglas Erwin Wilson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Douglas Erwin Wilson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Douglas Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"

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