Lyle Dean Van Horn

31 August 1927–23 October 2010 (Age 83)
Larned Township, Pawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Lyle Dean

When Lyle Dean Van Horn was born on 31 August 1927, in Larned Township, Pawnee, Kansas, United States, his father, Louie Tyson Van Horn, was 40 and his mother, Jennie Allenor Nelson, was 33. He married Marie Antonette Reed about 1950. He lived in Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1951 and Bella Vista, Benton, Arkansas, United States for about 7 years. He died on 23 October 2010, in Haslett, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Lyle Dean Van Horn
Marie Antonette Reed
Marriage: about 1950

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    Marie Antonette Reed


about 1950

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 7

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lyle D Van Horn in household of Louie T Van Horn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lyle L Van Horn in household of Louie T Van Horn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lyle Van Horn in entry for Mr Louie Tyson Van Horn, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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