Fred Marvin Light

12 August 1890–22 August 1943 (Age 53)
Kingman, Kingman, Kansas, United States

The Life of Fred Marvin

When Fred Marvin Light was born on 12 August 1890, in Kingman, Kingman, Kansas, United States, his father, Dr Jacob Wilbert Light, was 31 and his mother, Amy Sterling, was 27. He married Margaret Curran on 31 December 1917, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Judicial Township 2, Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1940. He died on 22 August 1943, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Marvin Light
Margaret Curran
Marriage: 31 December 1917
Jean C Light
Jane S Light

Spouse and Children

31 December 1917
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    Jean C Light


    Jane S Light


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Liht, light, bright, not heavy

Sources (3)

  • Marvin F Light, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Light, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marvin F Light in household of Jacob W Light, "United States Census, 1910"

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