William Howard Edwards

15 April 1910–9 May 1968 (Age 58)
Paragonah, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Howard

When William Howard Edwards was born on 15 April 1910, in Paragonah, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, Morgan Bell Edwards, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Owens, was 24. He married Gertrude Lillian Latter on 4 March 1952, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States. He lived in World in 1935. He died on 9 May 1968, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Paragonah, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Howard Edwards
1910–1968
Gertrude Lillian Latter
1913–2005
Marriage: 4 March 1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1952Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1911 · The Salt Lake Airport
    Age 1
    The site for the Salt Lake International Airport started as a desolate area of the Valley that was originally used to herd sheep. A cinder-covered landing strip was subsequently created for the Great International Aviation Carnival that was held later in that same year. It brought many pioneers of the aviation industry. Aviator Glenn H. Curtiss brought his newly invented Seaplane to the carnival and demonstrated it to the public by taking off from the Great Salt Lake. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, it sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by travelers to and from Utah. It became a hub for Delta Air Lines after its merger with Western Airlines.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1927
    Age 17
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Edward , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also very common among African Americans.History: One of the earliest American bearers of this very common English surname was William Edwards, the son of Rev. Richard Edwards, a London clergyman in the age of Elizabeth I, who came to New England c. 1640. His descendant Jonathan (1703–58), of East Windsor, CT, was a prominent Congregational clergyman whose New England theology led to the first Great Awakening, a great religious revival.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Edward

    Sources (28)

    • William Howard Edwards, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Howard Edwards in household of Morgan Bell Edwards, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William Howard Edwards, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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