Homer Lane

14 January 1899–19 December 1980 (Age 81)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Homer

When Homer Lane was born on 14 January 1899, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Oliver Morton Lane, was 36 and his mother, Eva J Thompson, was 31. He lived in Elwood, Pipe Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 1980, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lafayette, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Homer Lane
1899–1980
Ida Kathryn Waldron
1899–1978

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 7
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 24
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a lane, from Middle English, Old English lane, originally a narrow way between fences or hedges, later used to denote any narrow pathway, including one between houses in a town.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laighin ‘descendant of Laighean’, a byname meaning ‘spear or javelin’.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of Luan’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan. See also Lamb .

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

Possible Related Names

Loynes
Lene
Loan
Leen
Looney
Layne
Lones
Lanes
Lamb
Lain
Lone

Sources (8)

  • Omar Lane in household of Oliver M Lane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Homer Lane, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Homer Lane, "United States Census, 1930"

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