When Donald Doren Kent was born on 20 June 1929, in Iowa, United States, his father, Millard A. Kent, was 29 and his mother, Ruby Pearl Donald, was 26. He married Cleo Lucille Engle on 10 September 1950, in Corydon, Wayne, Iowa, United States. He lived in South Fork Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 June 1994, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Corydon, Wayne, Iowa, United States.
English and Irish: habitational name from the county of Kent. The surname is also established in Ireland, where English bearers of this name settled in Meath, in the 13th century. The name has been Gaelicized as Ceannt.