Samuel Maurice Orwin

23 November 1914–15 March 1989 (Age 74)
Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel Maurice

When Samuel Maurice Orwin was born on 23 November 1914, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, Ray Francis Orwin, was 25 and his mother, Mildred Mae Lenney, was 24. He lived in Washington Park, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 15 March 1989, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States.

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Samuel Maurice Orwin
Christine Lucille Hammonds

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    Mildred Mae Lenney






    Phyllis N Orwin


    Donald Frances Orwin


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 3

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

French (Normandy): metonymic occupational name for a flour merchant, from a diminutive of orve ‘wheatflour’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Orwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Orwin in household of Ray Orwin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel Orwin in household of Ray Orwin, "United States Census, 1920"

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