Marion Verne Friend

27 December 1918–1 March 2009 (Age 90)
Washington, United States

The Life of Marion Verne

When Marion Verne Friend was born on 27 December 1918, in Washington, United States, his father, Lewis Edmond Friend, was 45 and his mother, Essie Bell Converse, was 40. He lived in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1930 and Elk Horn Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 1 March 2009, in Cerritos, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Lewis Edmond Friend
Essie Bell Converse
Aleta May Friend
George Elmer Friend
Frank Milton Friend
William Sherman Friend
Arthur Lewis Friend
Doris Leone Friend
Edna Friend
Neva Marie Friend
Harry Lloyd Friend
Marion Verne Friend

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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Seattle General Strike

Age 1

The Seattle general strike was a five day strike in 1919, where around 65,000 workers began striking for higher wages. This happened two years after WWI  wage controls.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle English frend ‘friend’ (Old English frēond). In the Middle Ages the term was also used to denote a relative or kinsman, and the surname may also have been acquired by someone who belonged to the family of someone who was a more important figure in the community.2 American translation of Jewish and German Freund .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marion V Friend in household of Lewis E Friend, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marion Friend in household of Lewis E Friend, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion Friend in household of Lewis Friend, "United States Census, 1940"

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