John Arthur Durbin

30 October 1902–27 March 1993 (Age 90)
Conway, Laclede, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Arthur

When John Arthur Durbin was born on 30 October 1902, in Conway, Laclede, Missouri, United States, his father, Hirum Felix Durbin, was 46 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth ( Betsy) Rogers, was 29. He married Helen Virginia Kiholm on 24 July 1930, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Jamieson Election Precinct, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 27 March 1993, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Arthur Durbin
1902–1993
Helen Virginia Kiholm
1910–1988
Marriage: 24 July 1930
John Leo Durbin
1931–2008
Bud Leroy Durbin
1944–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 July 1930
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 13

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
1927

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

French: patronymic from the personal name Urbain, a vernacular form of Urbanus ( see Urban ).

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

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Story Highlight

Help! My Husband likes his Grandpa's pancakes better than mine!

John Durbin is my husbands Grandfather, I knew him less than 5 years but would like to share a few stories of hime that have stuck in my head. He owned the local "Club" bar in Shelley despite his wife …

Sources (3)

  • John Arthur Durbin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Arthur Durbin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Arthur Durbin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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