Russell Alfred Lamb

1918–1999 (Age 80)
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Russell Alfred

When Russell Alfred Lamb was born on 29 January 1918, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, his father, Harvey Lamb, was 33 and his mother, Jane Walcott, was 33. He lived in Pipestone, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Skandia Township, Murray, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 1 January 1999, in Lyon, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Murray, Minnesota, United States.

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Harvey Lamb
Jane Walcott
Vernon Lamb
Russell Alfred Lamb
Arthur Lamb
Virginia Ann Lamb
Leonard Lamb

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 13

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alfred R Samb in household of Harvey Samb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russel Lamb in household of Harry Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell Lamb in household of Harvey Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"

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