Frank Edward Wyman Jr.

4 August 1918–16 June 1970 (Age 51)
Magnolia Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Frank Edward

When Frank Edward Wyman Jr. was born on 4 August 1918, in Magnolia Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, Frank Edward Wyman, was 27 and his mother, Lavina Ester Whisler, was 23. He lived in Harrison Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Missouri Valley, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 16 June 1970, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 51.

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Frank Edward Wyman
Lavina Ester Whisler
Ruth Lavina Wyman
Frank Edward Wyman Jr.
Robert Wesley Wyman

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Age 14

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wymund, Old English Wīgmund (composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + mund ‘protection’), reinforced by the cognate Old Norse form Vígmundr, introduced by Scandinavian settlers in northern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Wyman in household of Frank Wyman, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Edward Wyman in household of Frank Wyman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank E Wyman in household of Frank E Wyman, "United States Census, 1920"

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