Laurence Richard Myers

13 December 1919–15 October 2003 (Age 83)
Orrville, Green Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life of Laurence Richard

When Laurence Richard Myers was born on 13 December 1919, in Orrville, Green Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States, his father, Earl Chester Myers, was 25 and his mother, Grace Maud Gerber, was 24. He married Frieda Janet Amstutz on 18 March 1944, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Sugar Creek Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 15 October 2003, in Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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Laurence Richard Myers
Frieda Janet Amstutz
Marriage: 18 March 1944
Laurence Richard Myers JR

Spouse and Children

18 March 1944
Wayne, Ohio, United States


    Laurence Richard Myers JR


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 12

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Myers in household of Chester Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laurence R Myers in household of Chester Myers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard L Myers in household of Chester E Myers, "United States Census, 1940"

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