Don Phillip Shumway

20 May 1932–8 October 2015 (Age 83)
Bellflower, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Don Phillip

When Don Phillip Shumway was born on 20 May 1932, in Bellflower, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Joseph Lorin Shumway, was 38 and his mother, Ada Ellen Welshons, was 35. He lived in Downey Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 8 October 2015, in Daly City, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lorin Shumway
1894–1933
Ada Ellen Welshons
1897–1975
Edward Scott Shumway
1921–1921
Joseph Gordon Shumway
1922–2012
Kenneth Jack Shumway
1924–2007
James Grant Shumway
1928–2008
Robert Bruce Shumway
1930–2012
Don Phillip Shumway
1932–2015

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World Events (8)

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 2

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

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.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained; possibly of French origin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Donald Philip Shumway in household of Ada Ellen Welshous Shumway, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Donald Philip Shumway in household of Ada Ellen Welshous Shumway, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Don Philip Shumway in household of Ada E Shumway, "United States Census, 1940"

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