Derward Dumont Truax

7 July 1902–21 February 1974 (Age 71)
Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, United States

The Life of Derward Dumont

When Derward Dumont Truax was born on 7 July 1902, in Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, United States, his father, George Washington Truax, was 24 and his mother, Clara May Boggs, was 25. He married Adrienne Ruth McClure in 1921, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. He lived in Marietta Ward 3, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Avenal Judicial Township, Kings, California, United States in 1940. He died on 21 February 1974, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 71.

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Derward Dumont Truax
Adrienne Ruth McClure
Marriage: 1921

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Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French du Trieux, a habitational name from Trieux in Meurthe-et-Moselle, in northeastern France.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Derward D Truax in household of Clara Truax, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Duward D Truax in household of George W Truax, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Droeward Truex, "United States Census, 1940"

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