Arthur P McPherson

1 September 1926–21 July 1985 (Age 58)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Arthur P

When Arthur P McPherson was born on 1 September 1926, in Oregon, United States, his father, Harland D McPherson, was 59 and his mother, Nancy Cox, was 52. He died on 21 July 1985, in Monroe, Benton, Oregon, United States, at the age of 58.

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Harland D McPherson
Nancy Cox
Arthur P McPherson

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

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.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 16

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur P Mcpherson in household of Harlin Mcpherson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur P Mcpherson in household of Harl D Mcpherson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Pre Mcpherson, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

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