Evelyn Bender

16 November 1905–10 May 1996 (Age 90)
Clyde Park, Park, Montana, United States

The Life of Evelyn

When Evelyn Bender was born on 16 November 1905, in Clyde Park, Park, Montana, United States, her father, Frank Bender, was 45 and her mother, Olive Vinia Cole, was 31. She died on 10 May 1996, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Frank Bender
1860–1933
Olive Vinia Cole
1874–1956
Evelyn Bender
1905–1996

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Bender

    Male1860–1933Male

    Female1874–1956Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Glacier National Park Established

Age 5

Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.
1929

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a cooper, a short form of Fassbender .2 English: from an agent derivative of Old English bendan ‘to bend (the bow)’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for an archer. Compare Benbow .3 Hungarian: from bender ‘curl’, hence a nickname for someone with curly hair.

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

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