Byron Elbert Reid

about 1902–16 May 1964 (Age 62)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Byron Elbert

When Byron Elbert Reid was born about 1902, in Missouri, United States, his father, John Q. Reid, was 28 and his mother, Mattye Lee Hogue, was 22. He lived in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States for about 15 years and Santa Ana Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. He died on 16 May 1964, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 62.

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Byron Elbert Reid
Thelma Ruth Reid

Spouse and Children


    Thelma Ruth Reid


Parents and Siblings

    John Q. Reid


    Mattye Lee Hogue




World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 29

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Name Meaning

Scots: Reid, a reed

Sources (3)

  • Elbert Reid in household of J I Reid, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Byron E Reid, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Byron E Reid in household of John Q Reid, "United States Census, 1930"

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