Chester Ervin Fox

17 May 1904–28 March 1986 (Age 81)
Hepler, Crawford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Chester Ervin

Chester Ervin Fox was born on 17 May 1904, in Hepler, Crawford, Kansas, United States. He died on 28 March 1986, in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lane Memorial Gardens, Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Chester Ervin Fox
1904–1986
Esther Beatrice Fox
1905–1986

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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.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 7

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1927

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the animal, Middle English, Old English fox. It may have denoted a cunning individual or been given to someone with red hair or for some other anecdotal reason. This relatively common and readily understood surname seems to have absorbed some early examples of less transparent surnames derived from the Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ ( see Tinney ).3 Jewish (American): translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish surname Fuchs .

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

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