Deon Alfred Crew

17 April 1893–5 July 1986 (Age 93)
DeKalb, Indiana, United States

The Life of Deon Alfred

When Deon Alfred Crew was born on 17 April 1893, in DeKalb, Indiana, United States, his father, Denoyer D Crew, was 24 and his mother, Clara E Burgess, was 20. He had at least 1 daughter with Gladys Adrienne McRae. He died on 5 July 1986, in Orange, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 93.

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Deon Alfred Crew
1893–1986
Gladys Adrienne McRae
1898–1979
Merlyn Adrienne Crew
1920–2002

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    Merlyn Adrienne Crew

    Female1920–2002Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

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

English: habitational name for someone from Crewe in Cheshire, named with Old Welsh criu ‘weir’. This denoted a wickerwork fence that was stretched across a river to catch fish.

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

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