Eldon LeRoy Reid

7 July 1941–2 October 1981 (Age 40)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Eldon LeRoy

When Eldon LeRoy Reid was born on 7 July 1941, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Eldon Stringham Reid, was 28 and his mother, Elayne Warnock, was 24. He died on 2 October 1981, in Imola, Napa, California, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Sigurd Cemetery, Sigurd, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eldon Stringham Reid
1912–2002
Elayne Warnock
1916–2003
Eldon LeRoy Reid
1941–1981
Roxanna Reid
1943–2013
Robin Reid
1946–2014

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

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.
1945 · Freedoms of the Air

Age 4

The primary goal of  the Chicago Convention was to establish the International Civil Aviation Organization. This organization establishes the rules of airspace, aircraft registration and safety, and details the rights of the signatories in relation to air travel. The Convention has since been revised eight times.
1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 11

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldon Leroy Reid in household of Eldon S Reid, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eldon Le Roy Reid in household of Eldon Stringham Reid, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eldon Laroy Reid in household of Eldon Stringham Reid, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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