Sherman Douglas Rideout

2 November 1888–4 June 1959 (Age 70)
Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Sherman Douglas

When Sherman Douglas Rideout was born on 2 November 1888, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, David Oliver Rideout Jr, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Terry, was 29. He married Alda Pernice Allen on 5 February 1912, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 4 June 1959, in Hobart, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Douglas Rideout
Alda Pernice Allen
Marriage: 5 February 1912
Valdemar D Palmer Rideout
Lenore Alda Rideout
Mary Theral Rideout
Victor Allen Rideout
Mack Sherman Rideout
Jack Douglas Rideout
Norma Jane Rideout
Verla Ruth Rideout
Pearl Lorraine Rideout

Spouse and Children

5 February 1912
Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States


    Valdemar D Palmer Rideout


    Lenore Alda Rideout



    Victor Allen Rideout



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 18

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an outrider, from Middle English rid(en) ‘to ride’ + out ‘out’, ‘forth’. An outrider (Middle English outridere) was an officer of a sheriff's court or of a monastery whose duties included riding out to collect dues and supervise manors.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sherman Rideout, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Sherman D. Rideout, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Sherman Douglas Rideout, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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