Perry Herbert Rhea

1887–1954 (Age 66)
Modena, Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of Perry Herbert

When Perry Herbert Rhea was born on 7 December 1887, in Modena, Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, James B Rhea, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Frances Mullins, was 21. He married Jane Euretta McManus on 25 October 1912, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States. He died on 4 September 1954, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Harrison Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Perry Herbert Rhea
Jane Euretta McManus
Marriage: 25 October 1912

Spouse and Children

25 October 1912
Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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

English: variant spelling of Rea .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Perry H Rhea, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry Rhea in household of James Rhea, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Perry Herbert Rhea, "United States Census, 1940"

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