Ura Calvin Swank

1904–1990 (Age 86)
Wade Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ura Calvin

When Ura Calvin Swank was born on 8 September 1904, in Wade Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States, his father, William C. Swank, was 32 and his mother, Missouri Anna Kibler, was 36. He married Nina Pearl Kibler on 24 May 1924, in Jasper, Illinois, United States. He died on 26 September 1990, in Effingham, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Newton, Jasper, Illinois, United States.

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Ura Calvin Swank
Nina Pearl Kibler
Marriage: 24 May 1924

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24 May 1924
Jasper, Illinois, United States

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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.
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 23

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alva C Swank in household of William C Swank, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ura Calvin Swank, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ura Calvin Swank, "Find A Grave Index"

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