Vernon Lee Swinney

24 November 1938–2 September 2010 (Age 71)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Vernon Lee

When Vernon Lee Swinney was born on 24 November 1938, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, George Tilden Swinney, was 29 and his mother, Mae Una Shaver, was 23. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940 and Yucaipa, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1994. He died on 2 September 2010, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Calimesa, Riverside, California, United States.

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George Tilden Swinney
Mae Una Shaver
Vernon Lee Swinney

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1956 · The Los Angeles California Temple Opens

Age 18

The Los Angeles California Temple was dedicated by David O. McKay on March 11, 1956. The Los Angeles California Temple was the first temple built in California. The temple opened 19 years after it was announced due to delays caused by World War II. 
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 20

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham):1. possibly a habitational name from Swinnie in Borders region, Swinney Beck in North Yorkshire, or Swinny Knoll in West Yorkshire, or some other similarly named place. 2. alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of Irish Sweeney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vernon L Swenney in household of Georg T Swenney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernon Lee Swinney, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Vernon Lee Swinney, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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