W. Edwards Deming Timeline: 1900-1917
The formative years of W. Edwards Deming were shaped by a frontier upbringing that extolled the importance of people, the value of cooperation, and the deadliness of waste. There is no doubt that these values shaped his life and his beliefs of doing the best you can, continually seeking to improve upon that effort, and supporting the people you are responsible for.
Humble Beginnings and A Big Influence
|October 1900||W. Edwards Deming is born in Sioux City, Iowa on October 14.|
|1902||Brother Robert is born.|
|1903 — 1906||Lives on the Edwards farm 300 acres between Ames and Des Moines, Iowa.|
|1906||The Deming family moves to Cody, Wyoming (Wyoming had become the 44th state in 1890).|
|1909||Sister Elizabeth born.|