Fred Robert Myers

28 April 1933–5 May 2014 (Age 81)
Parkdale, Hood River, Oregon, United States

The Life of Fred Robert

When Fred Robert Myers was born on 28 April 1933, in Parkdale, Hood River, Oregon, United States, his father, William Stanley MYERS Sr, was 43 and his mother, Mildred Rachel Goforth, was 33. He lived in South Gate, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1971 and Buena Park, Orange, California, United States in 2004. He died on 5 May 2014, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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William Stanley MYERS Sr
Mildred Rachel Goforth
Pearl Ida May Myers
Ruby Montana Myers
William Stanley Myers Jr
{boy} Myers
Katherine E MYERS
James Richard Myers
Fred Robert Myers
Betty Jo MYERS
Jack Charles MYERS

Parents and Siblings




    Ruby Montana Myers


    William Stanley Myers Jr


    {boy} Myers


    Katherine E MYERS


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World Events (8)

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 1

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred R Myers in household of William S Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred Myers in entry for Ruby M Pierson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Fred R Myers in entry for Mrs Mildred R Myers, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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