Rutherford Burton Loper

1886–1963 (Age 76)
Mediapolis, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life of Rutherford Burton

When Rutherford Burton Loper was born on 25 October 1886, in Mediapolis, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, his father, Ezra Cornelius Loper, was 36 and his mother, Clarinda Madie Haddix, was 33. He married Eva Hathaway on 1 November 1922, in Orange, California, United States. He lived in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States in 1930 and Newport Beach Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. He died on 12 July 1963, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States.

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Rutherford Burton Loper
Eva Hathaway
Marriage: 1 November 1922

Spouse & Children

1 November 1922
Orange, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Ezra Cornelius Loper


  • Clarinda Madie Haddix




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods ( see Looper ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rutherford B Laper in household of Ezra J Laper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rufus B Loper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rufus B Loper, "United States Census, 1940"

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