Ivan Quincy Andrus

Male12 April 1921–4 January 1999

Brief Life History of Ivan Quincy

When Ivan Quincy Andrus was born on 12 April 1921, in Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, Newton Andrus, was 49 and his mother, Juletta Berrett, was 47. He had at least 1 daughter. He lived in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1950 and Lakewood, King, Washington, United States in 1992. He died on 4 January 1999, in Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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  • Ivan Quincey Andrus in household of Newton Andrus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ivan Quincy Andrus, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Ivan Quiney Andrus, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.


Age 19

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind gusts came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 21

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrews .

History: William Andrus came to Boston in 1635 and moved to New Haven in 1639, where he died in 1676.

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

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Ivan Quincy Andrus-Biography

Ivan Quincy Andrus was born on April 12, 1921 at the family home of Newton Andrus and Juletta Berrett in Ucon, Idaho. He was the tenth and youngest child in the family. Newton Andrus was 49 years o …

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