William Andrew Luce

Male28 November 1865–4 May 1938

Brief Life History of William Andrew

When William Andrew Luce was born on 28 November 1865, in Rockport, Knox, Maine, United States, his father, William Henry Luce, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Ulmer Carleton, was 20. He married Alice Hortense Atkins Philbrick on 20 February 1892, in Newtonville, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Newtonville, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1939. In 1930, at the age of 65, his occupation is listed as treasurer, nat. fireworks. He died on 4 May 1938, in Newton Corner, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Andrew Luce
Olive Chandler Ford Luce
Marriage: 13 July 1925
Jaqueline Alice Luce
William A Luce Jr.
Catherine Carleton Luce

Sources (15)

  • William A Luce, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William A. Luce, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • William A Luce, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1925Winthrop, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.


    Age 9

    "Brighton is a dissolved municipality and current neighborhood of Boston, United States, and is located in the northwest corner of the city. It is named after the town of Brighton in the English city of Brighton and Hove. For its first 160 years Brighton was part of Cambridge and was known as “Little Cambridge."" Throughout much of its early history it was a rural town with a significant commercial center at its east end. Brighton separated from Cambridge in 1807 after a bridge dispute and was later annexed to Boston, in 1874. It is now a large community jointly with the adjacent neighborhood of Allston. Its population is predominantly white and Asian, with smaller numbers of Latinos and African Americans."


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning


    from the Old French and Middle English female personal name Luce, Lucy, from Latin Lucia .

    habitational name from Lucé (Orne), transported to England by the Normans.

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

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