Mildred Beck

21 May 1927–30 November 1998 (Age 71)
Wendell, Gooding, Idaho, United States

The Life of Mildred

When Mildred Beck was born on 21 May 1927, in Wendell, Gooding, Idaho, United States, her father, Alvin Biddlecome Beck, was 24 and her mother, Ruth Cornelia Thurber, was 22. She married Dale Bromley Smith on 28 June 1944. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 30 November 1998, in Farr West, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Dale Bromley Smith
Mildred Beck
Marriage: 28 June 1944
Stephen Kerry Smith

Spouse and Children

28 June 1944


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World Events (8)

1928 · Marathon Dances at the El Monte Springs Resort

Age 1

After the Ogden Canyon Resort burned down in 1927, Entrepreneur A.V. Smith bought the land and rebuilt the resort in brick. Naming it El Monte Springs, the resort featured a large swimming pool and a grand ballroom where dances were held until it shut its doors in 1932. The resort is still open but is a gift shop and restaurant under the name Rainbow Gardens.

Age 2

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1.3 English: probably a nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Middle English beke ‘beak (of a bird)’ (Old French bec).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Beck in household of Alvin B Beck, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mildred Beck in household of Ruth C Beck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Beck in household of Alvin B Beck, "United States Census, 1930"

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