David Dunning Hain

1896–1970 (Age 73)
La Grange, Cass, Michigan, United States

The Life of David Dunning

When David Dunning Hain was born on 6 December 1896, in La Grange, Cass, Michigan, United States, his father, William Claude Hain, was 26 and his mother, Flora May Dunning, was 23. He married Constance Delores Toomey on 29 December 1934, in Bradford, Stark, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Riverdale, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 11 November 1970, at the age of 73.

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David Dunning Hain
Constance Delores Toomey
Marriage: 29 December 1934
Douglas Floyd Hain
Robert Paul Hain

Spouse & Children

  • Male1896–1970Male

  • Constance Delores Toomey


29 December 1934
Bradford, Stark, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1896–1970Male

  • Isabel Jeanette Hain


  • Male1900–Male

  • Isabelle Janette Hain


World Events (8)

1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 1

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named with Middle English heghen, a weak plural of hegh, from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’. See also Haynes .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Hain, Heyne. This is derived from the Germanic personal name Hagano, originally a byname meaning ‘hawthorn’. It is found in England before the Conquest, but was popularized by the Normans. In the Danelaw, it may be derived from Old Norse Hagni, Hǫgni ( see Hagan ), a Scandinavianized version of the same name.3 English: nickname for a wretched individual, from Middle English hain(e), heyne ‘wretch’, ‘niggard’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • David Hain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Hain in household of William Hain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David D Haines in household of Wm C Haines, "United States Census, 1900"

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