Dale Wilson Dean

21 June 1915–29 October 1996 (Age 81)
East Fairview, McKenzie, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Dale Wilson

When Dale Wilson Dean was born on 21 June 1915, in East Fairview, McKenzie, North Dakota, United States, his father, Newton Dale Dean, was 43 and his mother, Josephine Anne Branch, was 33. He married Ella Bernice Morrill on 24 December 1933, in Fairview, Richland, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Richland, Montana, United States in 1935 and School District 5, Richland, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 29 October 1996, in Fairview, Richland, Montana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fairview Township, Ransom, North Dakota, United States.

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Dale Wilson Dean
Ella Bernice Morrill
Marriage: 24 December 1933
Morse Dean

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24 December 1933
Fairview, Richland, Montana, United States


    Morse Dean


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 4

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dale W Dean, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dael W Dean in household of Newton Dean, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dale Dean in household of Newton Dale Dean, "United States Census, 1920"

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