Myron Odell Bangerter

7 May 1903–16 December 1988 (Age 85)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Myron Odell

When Myron Odell Bangerter was born on 7 May 1903, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Johann Christian Bangerter, was 35 and his mother, Katharina Schaaf, was 29. He married Maria Jean Monson on 14 November 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 16 December 1988, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Myron Odell Bangerter
Maria Jean Monson
Marriage: 14 November 1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1932Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1908 · Utah's First National Monument
    Age 5
    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
    1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
    Age 10
    At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
    1927 · Land Covered in Dinosaur Fossils
    Age 24
    The quarry was originally found by sheepherders and cattlemen as they drove their animals through the area. The Department of Geology at the University of Utah soon visited the area and found 800 fossils of a variety of Dinosaurs from the Jurassic Era. Because of the proximity of the site to Cleveland, Utah, and because most of the expeditions were financed by Malcolm Lloyd, the site was later known as the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry. In later years, Princeton college spent three summers at the site. They collected a total of 1,200 bones, part of which were sent back to the school and mounted to complete a full skeleton of an Allosaurus, Utah’s State Fossil. Over the years, excavations led to the collection of more than 12,000 fossils from the quarry. It was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1965.

    Name Meaning

    South German and Swiss German:variant of Baumgartner .variant of Bangert .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Myron Odell Bangerter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Myron Odell Bangerter, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Myron Odell Bangerter, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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