Stanley Armour was born in Wichita, Kansas back in 1918 to Ralph and Ruth. When he was 8 he discovered his mother’s body after she committed suicide. His father placed him in the care of his maternal grandparents in El Dorado, Kansas. It was reported that he punched his high school principal. He spent some time drifting, hopping rail to Chicago, California among other places.
He joined the U.S. Army in 1942, serving in the European Theatre of WWII. After being discharged in 1945 he moved to Berkeley, California working for a furniture company. He moved several more times before finally settling in Honolulu, Hawaii working again at a furniture store. He died in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1992, he as 73.
What you may not know about Stanley Armour Dunham is that he was the maternal grandfather to the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama, he and his wife Madelyn raised Obama from the age of 10.
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