Lloyd Talbert Plummer

16 January 1890–16 November 1949 (Age 59)
Wichita, Guthrie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lloyd Talbert

When Lloyd Talbert Plummer was born on 16 January 1890, in Wichita, Guthrie, Iowa, United States, his father, Leroy A. Plummer, was 34 and his mother, Henrietta Ella Taylor, was 30. He married Della Claire Conrad on 4 December 1907, in Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Spring Creek Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Cass Township, Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 16 November 1949, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Panora, Guthrie, Iowa, United States.

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Lloyd Talbert Plummer
Della Claire Conrad
Marriage: 4 December 1907
Edna Lucille Plummer
Thelma Josephine Plummer

Spouse and Children

4 December 1907
Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Henrietta Ella Taylor




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 14

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a worker in lead, especially a maker of lead pipes and conduits, from Anglo-Norman French plom(m)er, plum(m)er ‘plumber’, from plom(b), plum(b) ‘lead’ (Latin plumbum). 2. variant of Plumer 1, 3. 3. occasionally, a habitational name from a minor place name, such as Plummers in Kimpton, Hertfordshire, which was named with Old English plum ‘plum(tree)’ + mere ‘pool’. The name is also established in Ireland, taken there from England in the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Loyd Plummer in household of L A Plummer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lloyd F Plummer in household of Leroy Plummer, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Lloyd Plummer, "United States Census, 1920"

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