Paul Meredith Nesmith

14 April 1928–9 August 1995 (Age 67)
Wilson, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States

The Life of Paul Meredith

When Paul Meredith Nesmith was born on 14 April 1928, in Wilson, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States, his father, Clarence Richard Nesmith, was 28 and his mother, Brenna Ruth Pearce, was 29. He married Marian Louise Synness on 3 April 1950, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States. He died on 9 August 1995, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States.

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Paul Meredith Nesmith
Marian Louise Synness
Marriage: 3 April 1950

Spouse and Children

3 April 1950
Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

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.

Age 1

Kansas was part of the Dust Bowl during the great depression of the 1930's.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

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

Scottish and English: occupational name for a maker of knives or of nails, from Middle English knyf ‘knife’ or nayl ‘nail’ + smith ( see Smith ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul M Nesmith in household of Clarence R Nesmith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul M Nesmith in household of Clarence R Nesmith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul M. Nesmith, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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