Allen Hugh Chaffee

27 November 1905–25 May 1985 (Age 79)
Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life of Allen Hugh

When Allen Hugh Chaffee was born on 27 November 1905, in Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, George W Chaffee, was 47 and his mother, Nettie Jane Willoughby, was 37. He married Ilo Pearl Dodd on 27 June 1924. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 25 May 1985, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Allen Hugh Chaffee
Ilo Pearl Dodd
Marriage: 27 June 1924
Harry Allen Chaffee

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27 June 1924


    Harry Allen Chaffee


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 2

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 21

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): descriptive nickname from a derivative of Old French chauf ‘bald’ (Latin calvus). Compare Cave .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allen H Chaffee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allen H Chaffee in household of Geo W Chaffee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Allen Hugh Chaffee in entry for Harry Allen Chaffee and Velma Viola Keenum, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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