Daniel Moore Develin

26 April 1891–11 April 1954 (Age 63)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Daniel Moore

When Daniel Moore Develin was born on 26 April 1891, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Lewis Monroe Develin, was 39 and his mother, Emma M Dunham, was 34. He married Valdora Gertrude Coons in Crown Point, Center Township, Lake, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in San Jose Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 11 April 1954, in California, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Moore Develin
Valdora Gertrude Coons
Val Develin
Val Jane Develin
Dana Develin

Spouse and Children

Crown Point, Center Township, Lake, Indiana, United States


    Val Develin



    Dana Develin


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Monroe Develin


    Emma M Dunham




World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dobhailéin ‘descendant of Dobhailéan’, a personal name of uncertain origin, probably from a diminutive of dobhail ‘unlucky’, ‘unfortunate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dan Develin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daniel Develin in household of Lewis Develin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dan De Velin in entry for Charles Junior Rank and Val Jane De Velin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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