Howard Reuben Hill

25 August 1904–24 May 1965 (Age 60)
Clinton Township, Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Howard Reuben

When Howard Reuben Hill was born on 25 August 1904, in Clinton Township, Henry, Missouri, United States, his father, John Reuben Hill, was 31 and his mother, Eva Maude Phelps, was 23. He married Grace Caroline Anderson on 27 May 1926, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Exeter Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1940 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1952. He died on 24 May 1965, in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 60.

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Howard Reuben Hill
Grace Caroline Anderson
Marriage: 27 May 1926
Frederick LeRoy Hill
Kenneth Howard Hill

Spouse and Children


    Grace Caroline Anderson


27 May 1926
Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard R Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Hill in household of John Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Howard Hill in household of John Hill, "United States Census, 1920"

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