Delmer O. Foust

1904–1998 (Age 93)
Union Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States

The Life of Delmer O.

When Delmer O. Foust was born on 4 October 1904, in Union Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States, his father, John Melvin Foust, was 23 and his mother, Effie Viola Talbert, was 21. He married Rosa E. Reed on 14 July 1927, in Phelps, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Meramec Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 24 April 1998, in McLean, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Waynesville, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delmer O. Foust
Rosa E. Reed
Marriage: 14 July 1927
John Edward Faust
Paul Faust
Patsy Ruth Foust
Rosetta Anna Faust

Spouse & Children

  • Male1904–1998Male

  • Rosa E. Reed


14 July 1927
Phelps, Missouri, United States


  • John Edward Faust


  • Paul Faust


  • Patsy Ruth Foust


  • Rosetta Anna Faust


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1881–1953Male

  • Effie Viola Talbert




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 25

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

Probably an altered spelling of Faust .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Delmer Faust, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delmar A Foust in household of John M Foust, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Delmar O Foust, "United States Census, 1930"

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