Earl William Remer

26 July 1916–May 1985 (Age 68)
Plymouth, Iowa, United States

The Life of Earl William

When Earl William Remer was born on 26 July 1916, in Plymouth, Iowa, United States, his father, Earl Franklin Remer, was 26 and his mother, Delila Pearl Bogenrief, was 27. He lived in America Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died in May 1985, in Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States.

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Earl Franklin Remer
Delila Pearl Bogenrief
Earl William Remer

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 1

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.
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

1 North German and Dutch: occupational name for a maker of leather reins and similar articles, from Middle Low German remer ‘leather worker’ ( compare Riemer ).2 North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + māri, mēri ‘fame’, as in Reimer .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Römer ‘Roman’.

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

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  • Earl W Remer in household of Earl F Remer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Remer in household of Earl Remer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl W Remer in household of Earl F Remer, "United States Census, 1920"

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