Wiley McWhorter Orum

16 May 1900–15 July 1967 (Age 67)
Marshall, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Wiley McWhorter

When Wiley McWhorter Orum was born on 16 May 1900, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States, his father, Charles William Orum Jr., was 28 and his mother, Rosa Robinson, was 22. He married Blanche L. Rockwell on 7 October 1955, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States. He lived in Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States for about 47 years. He died on 15 July 1967, in Parma, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Wiley McWhorter Orum
Mildred Viola Crile
Marriage: 4 September 1966

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  • Marriage
    4 September 1966Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States
    Age 1
    After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 18
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Danish (Ørum): habitational name from any of several places called Ørum, a compound of ør ‘gravel beach’ + hem ‘dwelling’. This surname is also found in Norway, where it is of Danish origin.English (Wiltshire): variant of Orme and Oram .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Wiley Mc Orum in household of Chas W Orum, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Wiley Mc Whorter Orum, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Wiley Mcwhorter Orum, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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