Wayne Elmo Foust

16 August 1907–29 September 1987 (Age 80)
Ash Grove, Greene, Missouri, United States

The Life of Wayne Elmo

Wayne Elmo Foust was born on 16 August 1907, in Ash Grove, Greene, Missouri, United States as the son of Thompson B Foust. He married Ira Stella Slade on 24 December 1935, in Winslow, Navajo, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Winslow, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 29 September 1987, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Wayne Elmo Foust
Ira Stella Slade
Marriage: 24 December 1935
Stella Ann Foust

Spouse and Children

24 December 1935
Winslow, Navajo, Arizona, United States


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Faust .

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

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Wayne's life history

Wayne was born in Ashgrove, Missouri on August 16, 1907. Waynes father died about two months before he was born. He did not know a fathers guiding care and love. He had a grandfather that cared very m …

Sources (3)

  • Wayne Foust in household of Bert Heistand, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wayne E Faust, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wayne Elmo Foust, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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