Iven Leith Shreeve Pearson

5 October 1914–14 June 1990 (Age 75)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Iven Leith Shreeve

When Iven Leith Shreeve Pearson was born on 5 October 1914, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Leith St Clair Pearson, was 23 and his mother, Ivena May Shreeve, was 21. He married Lydia Montana Hatfield on 17 June 1936, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 June 1990, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Iven Leith Shreeve Pearson
Lydia Montana Hatfield
Marriage: 17 June 1936
Leslie Pearson

Spouse and Children

17 June 1936
Alameda, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The Utah Packing Company becomes largest in the west

Age 3

"Organized by a group of men in 1901, the Ogden Packing Company expanded consistently until it encompassed 6 acres for its main facility. It became the largest meat packing plant west of the Missouri River and had a daily capacity of over 3,000 animals. Their slogan in Utah was ""Raise a Pig"" so that local farmers and their sons would help in the business. After World War I most plants were forced to cut back on production because demand was dropping. It did bounce back and is still an important component in Utah's economy."
1934 · The Construction of a Reservoir

Age 20

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

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

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Iven Leith Shreeve Pearson

My father was born in Ogden, UT. where he lived with his aunt until age 12 and then went to live with his father and step mother in the San Francisco area . He later married Lydia Hatfield after gra …

Sources (3)

  • Iven Leith Pearson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Iven Leath Pearson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Iven Leith Pearson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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