Jean Edith Runyon

18 August 1922–31 May 1971 (Age 48)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jean Edith

When Jean Edith Runyon was born on 18 August 1922, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Verne Oliver Runyon, was 31 and her mother, Ethel Marguerite Hewitt, was 28. She married Robert Irvin Mitchell on 22 June 1946, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Kettering, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1971. She died on 31 May 1971, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Robert Irvin Mitchell
Jean Edith Runyon
Marriage: 22 June 1946
Gary Robert Mitchell

Spouse and Children

22 June 1946
Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 3

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 15

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rúnaidhin, from a diminutive of the personal name Ruanaidh ( see Rooney ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jean E Runyon in household of Verne O Runyon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jean E Runyon in household of Verne O Runyon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jean E Mitchell, "Find A Grave Index"

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