Reuben Henry Nipper

18 September 1892–9 June 1977 (Age 84)
Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Reuben Henry

When Reuben Henry Nipper was born on 18 September 1892, in Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States, his father, Henry Stephen Nipper, was 35 and his mother, Malinda Jane Barger, was 40. He married Sybil E. Threlkeld on 19 June 1914. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Chubbuck Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. In 1923, at the age of 66, his occupation is listed as union pacific railroad machinist in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He died on 9 June 1977, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Reuben Henry Nipper
Sybil E. Threlkeld
Marriage: 19 June 1914
Herbert Melvin Nipper
Ralph Vernon Nipper

Spouse and Children

19 June 1914


    Herbert Melvin Nipper


    Ralph Vernon Nipper


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries 1906: Cassia, Idaho, United States 1907: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from Nippe in Hesse. 2. nickname for an alert, astute person, from Middle Low German nip ‘exact’, ‘sharp‘’ (of sight and hearing)’, the -er reflecting the full (masculine) ending.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruben Nipper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Reuben Nider, "United States Census, 1930"
  • R H Nipper, "United States Census, 1940"

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