Earl F Grinnell Jr

23 May 1927–10 October 2009 (Age 82)
Mayetta, Jackson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Earl F

When Earl F Grinnell Jr was born on 23 May 1927, in Mayetta, Jackson, Kansas, United States, his father, Earl Grinnell, was 30 and his mother, Ethel Wapp, was 26. He died on 10 October 2009, in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Earl Grinnell
Ethel Wapp
Earl F Grinnell Jr

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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.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 14

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
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

English: variant of Greenhill 1.

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

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  • Earl F Grinnell Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Earl F Grinnell, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Earl F Grinnell, "Find A Grave Index"

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