Samuel Otis Bennion

Brief Life History of Samuel Otis

When Samuel Otis Bennion was born on 31 August 1918, in Cokeville, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, his father, Rowland Bennion, was 35 and his mother, Ida Susanna Stock, was 34. He married Verlene Pace on 4 April 1946, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He immigrated to World in 1941 and lived in Election District 4, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1940 and Cokeville, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 2000. He died on 27 March 1984, in Cokeville, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Cokeville Cemetery, Cokeville, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Samuel Otis Bennion
Verlene Pace
Marriage: 4 April 1946

Sources (38)

  • Sam O Bennion, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Samuel O. Bennion, "Utah Marriages, 1887-1935"
  • Samuel Otis Bennion, "Find A Grave Index"

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1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ap Eynon ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon ).

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

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