Byron Leon Turner

4 March 1922–8 July 2012 (Age 90)
Oasis, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Byron Leon

When Byron Leon Turner was born on 4 March 1922, in Oasis, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Arthur Mason Turner, was 27 and his mother, Drucilla Gillins, was 24. He married Beverly Merle Judd on 18 May 1948, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 2007. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 8 July 2012, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Byron Leon Turner
Beverly Merle Judd
Marriage: 18 May 1948

Spouse and Children

18 May 1948
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 1

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1946 · The Logan-Cache Airport

Age 24

The first airline out of Logan was Western Airlines which helped connect Logan to the Western United States. It was used as the headquarters for Transwestern Airlines in 1976 and was given to the city to run in 1992. It is the Focus city for Gem Air, Ameriflight, UPS, FedEx, and other privately-owned fights.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

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

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From a grandsons eyes

So many things come to mind when I think of Grandpa. first is his love for ice cream and how I always knew to look in the freezer and would find a couple buckets of it. Next was his love for sports I …

Sources (3)

  • Byron Lion Turner in household of Arthur M Turner, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Byron L Turner in household of Arthur M Turner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Buron Leon Turner in household of Arthur Mason Turner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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