Wayne Floyd Dunn

15 September 1942–13 October 2008 (Age 66)
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Wayne Floyd

When Wayne Floyd Dunn was born on 15 September 1942, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, his father, Floyd Elmer Dunn, was 20 and his mother, Mabel Lorraine Helmuth, was 18. He died on 13 October 2008, in Deltona, Volusia, Florida, United States, at the age of 66.

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Floyd Elmer Dunn
Mabel Lorraine Helmuth
Wayne Floyd Dunn
Mr. Ray Dunn
Monte Jacob Dunn

Parents and Siblings

    Floyd Elmer Dunn


    Mabel Lorraine Helmuth





    Mr. Ray Dunn


    Monte Jacob Dunn


World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 11

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Age 18

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wayne Floyd Dunn in entry for Erik Todd Dunn, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mr Wayne F Dunn, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Wayne Floyd Dunn, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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