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Elvis Vernon Cain Edit Profile

furniture retailer , civic worker

Elvis Vernon Cain, American furniture retailer, civic worker. Recipient Silver Beaver award Twin Falls council Boy Scouts American, 1975.

Background

Cain, Elvis Vernon was born on February 16, 1915 in Bison, South Dakota, United States. Son of Harvey Edward and Ada Pearl (McKim) Cain.

Education

Student, University Oregon, 1939.

Career

Department manager Allied Stores, Nampa, Idaho, 1934-1938, department manager, buyer Twin Falls, 1940-1944. Owner Cain's Home Furnishings, 1946-1956, also chairman board directors, from 1956. County chairman Johnny Horizon's Clean Up Event, from 1958.

Membership

Active 1st Christian Church, Twin Falls, 1948-1987, numerous offices. Chairman Twin Falls United Way, 1950. Member Twin Falls School Board, 1954-1962, clerk, 1957-1962.

Active Twin Falls council Boy Scouts American, 1956-1962, district finance chairman, 1962-1965. Council board directors, 1966-1967, vice president finance, 1968-1972, council president, 1973-1975, honorary trustee, 1982-1987. Active municipal government City of Twin Falls.

Served alternate military duty as procurment and expediting supervisor for United States Navy, Willamette Iron and Steel Works, Portland, Oregon, 1938-1939. Member National Association Retail Dealers American (convention speaker 1982), Service Corporation Retired Executives, Snake River Valley Electrical Association (president 1975), Twin Falls C. of Chamber (board directors 1952). Clubs: Blue Lakes Country (Twin Falls).

Lodges: Kiwanis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, golf, civic and church activities.

Connections

Married Florence Marie Brennen, September 28, 1940. Children: Dennis Lee, Candice Ann, Allan Ross.

father:
Harvey Edward Cain

mother:
Ada Pearl (McKim) Cain

spouse:
Florence Marie Brennen

child:
Dennis Lee Cain

child:
Candice Ann Cain

child:
Allan Ross Cain