Edith S Corey

Female15 March 1916–17 October 1986

Brief Life History of Edith S

When Edith S Corey was born on 15 March 1916, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, her father, Lester Otis Sweet, was 35 and her mother, Anna Edith Corey, was 35. She died on 17 October 1986, in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States, at the age of 70.

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Lester Otis Sweet
Anna Edith Corey
Edith S Corey

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Siblings (1)

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1917 · Fort Lewis is Established

Age 1

Fort Lewis military base was established in 1917, in Tacoma, Washington. It was named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It used to be one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the US. In February 2010, it merged with McChord Air Force Base. 

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: possibly from the Old Norse personal names Kori (of unexplained etymology) or Kári (from kárr ‘curl’ or ‘quarrelsome’). Alternatively, a habitational name from one or more of Curry Mallet or Curry Rivel (Somerset), West Curry or Cory in Morwenstow (Cornwall), or the river name in Coryton (Devon), all of which have early spellings with -o-.

Irish (Down; Tyrone): variant of Curry .

Americanized form of Arabic Khoury or Khouri ‘priest’. Compare Cory and Korey .

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

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