Jasper Ross Coomes

25 May 1905–9 March 1982 (Age 76)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Jasper Ross

When Jasper Ross Coomes was born on 25 May 1905, in Iowa, United States, his father, Lonnie L. Coomes, was 28 and his mother, Lenora May Timbrel, was 28. He married Betty Yvonne Ervin on 27 December 1947, in Scott, Iowa, United States. He lived in Ellington Township, Hancock, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Okoboji Township, Dickinson, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1982, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Jasper Ross Coomes
Betty Yvonne Ervin
Marriage: 27 December 1947

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    Betty Yvonne Ervin


27 December 1947
Scott, Iowa, United States

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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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
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: variant spelling of Coombs .

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

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  • Jasper Coomes in household of Lewis Coomes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jasper Coomes in household of L L Coomes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jasper Coomes in household of Lonnie L Coomes, "United States Census, 1910"

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