Milford Luverne Hurst

3 October 1914–12 June 2003 (Age 88)
Van Horne, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Milford Luverne

When Milford Luverne Hurst was born on 3 October 1914, in Van Horne, Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, Andrew J Hurst, was 24 and his mother, Lela Faye Aurner, was 21. He married Dorothy Irene Lane on 22 July 1938, in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. He lived in Benton, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 12 June 2003, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Garden of Memories, Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Milford Luverne Hurst
Dorothy Irene Lane
Marriage: 22 July 1938

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22 July 1938
Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 3

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a wooded hill, Old English hyrst, or habitational name from one of the various places named with this word, for example Hurst in Berkshire, Kent, Somerset, and Warwickshire, or Hirst in Northumberland and West Yorkshire.2 Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Horsaigh, Gaelicized form of the English habitational name Horsey , established in Ireland since the 13th century.3 German: topographic name from Middle High German hurst ‘woodland’, ‘thicket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milford Hurst, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Milford Hurst in household of A J Hurst, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Milford L Hurst in household of L Fay Hurst, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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