Luther Ashby Dirting

3 August 1867–25 July 1954 (Age 86)
Madison Magisterial District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Luther Ashby

When Luther Ashby Dirting was born on 3 August 1867, in Madison Magisterial District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Jonathan K Dirting, was 33 and his mother, Catherine E Coffelt, was 27. He married Cora Elizabeth Sheetz about 1890. He lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 25 July 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Luther Ashby Dirting
Myrtle Alice Fryberger
Harry William Dirting
Carribel Dirting
Myrtle Elizabeth Dirting
Catherine Dirting

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    Harry William Dirting


    Carribel Dirting


    Myrtle Elizabeth Dirting


    Catherine Dirting


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 15

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Luther A Dirting, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Luther Durting in household of John Durting, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Luther A Dirting, "United States Census, 1910"

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