Hollis Vern Johnson

24 February 1924–21 September 1994 (Age 70)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Hollis Vern

When Hollis Vern Johnson was born on 24 February 1924, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Verne Hyrum Johnson, was 32 and his mother, Alice June Ainge, was 33. He married Marva Loree Moore on 28 August 1953, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. He lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years and Ward 2 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 21 September 1994, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hollis Vern Johnson
1924–1994
Marva Loree Moore
1927–2013
Marriage: 28 August 1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1953
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1926 · No More Street Cars

Age 2

On September 20, Utah Light & Traction Company discontinued its street car services for Davis County. It operated for 12 years and helped many people get from city to city without any problems. During the next month all streetcars were converted into a bus system to help people that couldn't afford their own vehicles.
1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hollis Vern Johnson in household of Vern Hyrum Johnson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Hollis Vern Johnson in household of Vern Hyrum Johnson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Hollis Vern Johnson in household of Vern Hyrum Johnson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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