Wayne Floyd Dunn

Male15 September 1942–13 October 2008

Brief Life History 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 lived in United States in 1949 and Judicial Township 11, Fresno, California, United States in 1950. 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
Ray C Dunn
Monte Jacob Dunn

Sources (9)

  • Wayne F Dunn, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wayne Floyd Dunn, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Wayne Floyd Dunn, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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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

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .

English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).

Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

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