Olan Forrest DeVore

9 June 1909–18 August 1979 (Age 70)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Olan Forrest

When Olan Forrest DeVore was born on 9 June 1909, in Illinois, United States, his father, Richard James Devore, was 23 and his mother, Cora B Dawkins, was 21. He lived in Bourbon, Bourbon Township, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 18 August 1979, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 70.

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 French: variant of De Var, a habitational name for someone from a place named Var, for example in Charente.2 Respelling of French Devors, a habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from Vors in Aveyron.

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

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  • Olen F Devore in household of Richard J Devore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Olan Devore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olan Devore, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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