Homer Chipman Curtis

Male3 February 1917–4 June 2013

Brief Life History of Homer Chipman

When Homer Chipman Curtis was born on 3 February 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Nathaniel Curtis, was 35 and his mother, Anna Hindley, was 26. He married Enid Ashton on 10 September 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 2002. He died on 4 June 2013, in Gladwyne, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Homer Chipman Curtis
Enid Ashton
Marriage: 10 September 1941
Richard Ashton Curtis

Sources (21)

  • Homer Chipmen Curtis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Homer Chipman Curtis, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Homer C Curtis in household of George Nathaniel Curtis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1941Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 1

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    1918 · Chapman Branch Library

    Age 1

    The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 25

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes perhaps given ironically, from Middle English, Old French courteis, courtois, curtis ‘courtly, refined, urbane’ (derivative of Old French court; see Court 1).

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

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