Dean Delmont Custer

1921–2010 (Age 89)
Gross, Boyd, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Dean Delmont

When Dean Delmont Custer was born in 1921, in Gross, Boyd, Nebraska, United States, his father, William David Custer, was 23 and his mother, Adeline Rachel Wiley, was 22. He married Erlene Magdefrau in 1945, in San Diego, California, United States. He lived in Raymond Township, Knox, Nebraska, United States in 1940 and Niobrara, Knox, Nebraska, United States in 2001. He died in 2010, at the age of 89.

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Dean Delmont Custer
Erlene Magdefrau
Marriage: 1945

Spouse and Children

San Diego, California, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Marlo Max Custer


    Delmar James Custer


    Gladys Elloene Custer


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 23

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Köster or Küster ‘sexton’ ( see Kuster ).2 English: variant of Coster .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dean Delmont Custer, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • Dean D Custer in household of William D Custer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dean Custer in household of William Custer, "United States Census, 1930"

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