Frank Earnest Birrell

26 October 1893–21 August 1945 (Age 51)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Frank Earnest

When Frank Earnest Birrell was born on 26 October 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, his father, John Hardie Birrell, was 38 and his mother, Christina Henderson Samson, was 38. He married Elvera "Vera" Kump on 30 July 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 August 1945, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Frank Earnest Birrell
Elvera "Vera" Kump
Marriage: 30 July 1913
Frank Wendell Birrell
Elvera Birrell
Oleta Alene Birrell
Margaret Mary Birrell
Robert Edward Birrell
Goldie Birrell
Betty May Birrell
John Howard Birrell

Spouse and Children

30 July 1913
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, 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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 14

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Burrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank E Birrell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Frank Berrell in household of J. H. Berrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Burell, "United States Census, 1920"

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