Vernon Leroy Brewer

29 July 1927–4 November 2009 (Age 82)
Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States

The Life of Vernon Leroy

When Vernon Leroy Brewer was born on 29 July 1927, in Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States, his father, George L Brewer, was 52 and his mother, Josephine Loraine Haney, was 37. He died on 4 November 2009, in Green Valley, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82.

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George L Brewer
Josephine Loraine Haney
Vernetta L Brewer
Vernon Leroy Brewer

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from an agent derivative of Old English brēowan ‘to brew’. Compare Brewster .2 English (of Norman origin): anglicized form of French Bruyère ( see Bruyere ), habitational name from a place so called in Calvados, France.3 Translation of Dutch Brouwer , German Brauer or Breuer , etc., all occupational names meaning ‘brewer’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Vernon L Brewer in household of George L Brewer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Vernon Leroy Brewer - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Vernon Leroy Brewer

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