Elmer L Epperson

1933–27 November 2010 (Age 77)
California, United States

The Life of Elmer L

When Elmer L Epperson was born in 1933, in California, United States, his father, Elmer E Epperson, was 38 and his mother, Mittie Mills, was 29. He lived in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1935 and Indio Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. He died on 27 November 2010, in Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Elmer E Epperson
Mittie Mills
Alyne Lavina Epperson
Aiyne L Bancroft
Lorean Efferson
Milton E Epperson
Elmer L Epperson

Parents and Siblings



    Alyne Lavina Epperson


    Aiyne L Bancroft


    Lorean Efferson


    Milton E Epperson



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

Probably German, a patronymic from a short form of Eberhardt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer L Epperson in household of Elmer E Epperson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer L Epperson, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"
  • Elmer L Epperson, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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