Calvin J Baxter

1931–2012 (Age 81)
Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Calvin J

When Calvin J Baxter was born on 5 January 1931, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Elwood Morton Baxter, was 31 and his mother, Nona Kirk, was 29. He married Orissa Rae Wright on 4 June 1953, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Orem Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 25 October 2012, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin J Baxter
Orissa Rae Wright
Marriage: 4 June 1953
Jae Kelly Baxter

Spouse & Children

  • Male1931–2012Male

  • Orissa Rae Wright


4 June 1953
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1944 · Contractors Flock to Springville

Age 13

Growth of the area following the Great Depression required the work and planning of government and contractors to expand the city and construct roads and freeways. In 1944, the city of Springville had more contractors listed than any other city of its size in the nation.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, variant (originally a feminine form) of bæcere ( see Baker ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Calvin Baxter in household of Elwood Baxter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Calvin Baxter in entry for J Leslie Wright, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Calvin Baxter in entry for J Leslie Wright, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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