Perry Selby Kinman

4 September 1895–1 October 1964 (Age 69)
Petersburg, Pike, Indiana, United States

The Life of Perry Selby

When Perry Selby Kinman was born on 4 September 1895, in Petersburg, Pike, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph James Kinman, was 44 and his mother, Ellen J. Benedict, was 42. He lived in Washington Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Grayville, Gray Township, White, Illinois Territory, United States in 1930. He died on 1 October 1964, in Petersburg, Pike, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69.

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Perry Selby Kinman
Vandalia Deffendoll

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph James Kinman


    Ellen J. Benedict




    Edna May Kinman


    Bessie Kinman



    Virginia Elsie Kinman


    George Kinman


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: either an occupational name for a cowherd, from Middle English kineman ‘cattle man’ (not recorded except as a surname), or more probably from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Cynemann ‘royal man’, i.e. the king's man.2 Scottish: according to Black, a reduced form of Kininmonth, a habitational name from either of two places so named in Fife; alternatively, it may be a variant of Kinmont, a habita-tional name from a place named Kinmont, in Annandale in the Borders.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Kin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Perry Kinman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Perry Kinmar in household of Joseph Kinmar, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry Kinman in household of Joseph J Kinman, "United States Census, 1900"

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