Herman Lorin Andelin

28 May 1893–10 June 1977 (Age 84)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Herman Lorin

When Herman Lorin Andelin was born on 28 May 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Herman August Andelin, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Cathrine Salisbury, was 22. He married Florence Ann Stout on 3 March 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Calabasas Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1921. He died on 10 June 1977, in La Quinta, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Coachella, Riverside, California, United States.

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Herman Lorin Andelin
Christine Leone Craig
Marriage: 6 November 1931

Spouse and Children

6 November 1931
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from a pet form of Sander , a reduced form of the personal name Alexander ( see Alexander ).2 Swedish: ornamental name from sand ‘sand’ + the common surname suffix -(e)lin.

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

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Story Highlight

Brother Andelin and the Teeter-Totter

By Robert Shawgo It was just an old board Kristen and I had found—maybe 10 feet long and just wide enough to sit on. The desert sun had already started to turn the board gray. But, even faded, it was …

Sources (3)

  • Herman L. Andelin in household of Herman A. Andelin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lorin H Andelin in household of Herman A Andelin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herman L Andelin in household of Herman A Andelin, "United States Census, 1920"

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