Russell Denman Lamb

1896–1948 (Age 51)
Corning, Perry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Russell Denman

When Russell Denman Lamb was born on 3 July 1896, in Corning, Perry, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Dixon Lamb, was 35 and his mother, Willie Loretta Robertson, was 29. He lived in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Rocky River, Rocky River, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died in 1948, at the age of 52, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Russell Denman Lamb
Marguerite Shade

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Dixon Lamb


  • Willie Loretta Robertson




  • Raymond Dixon Lamb


  • Grace Martha Lamb


  • Male1896–1948Male

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 10

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Russell D Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell D Lamb in household of Thomas Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Russell Denman Lamb, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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