Ira Hyer

Brief Life History of Ira

When Ira Hyer was born on 5 February 1889, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Andrew Lars Hyer, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Gilbert, was 26. He married Lydia Hortense Hansen on 20 November 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1916. He died on 6 July 1971, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lewiston City Cemetery, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Ira Hyer
VaLeria Lydia Leavitt
Marriage: 2 January 1924
Rosalie Hyer
Wendell L Hyer
Ira Lu Hyer
Larry L Hyer
Larry L Hyer
Andrew L Hyer
Annette Hyer

Sources (53)

  • Ira Hyer, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ira Hyer - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Ira Hyer
  • Ira Hyer, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.


Historical Boundaries: 1870: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States

1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport

The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. 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 the local residents.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Heier , Heuer , Hayer , or Heyer .

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

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Ora L. Hyer Life Sketch

Life Sketch of Ora L. Hyer Birth Andrew Lars Hyer, having served a mission in Norway from 1885 to 1888 came home to his two families to help care for them. Andrew had built a house for each of hi …

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