Reta L Herndon

17 January 1916–6 April 1985 (Age 69)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Reta L

When Reta L Herndon was born on 17 January 1916, in Illinois, United States, her father, Harvey Herndon, was 24 and her mother, Ruth Leona Hodgen, was 23. She lived in New Salem Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 April 1985, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 9

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • Reta Herndon in household of Harvey Herndon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reta L Herndon in household of Harvey Herndon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rita Denman in entry for J Donovan Or Don Herndon, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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