William Andrew Luce

1866–4 May 1938 (Age 72)
Maine, United States

The Life of William Andrew

When William Andrew Luce was born in 1866, in Maine, United States, his father, William Henry Luce, was 27 and his mother, Eliza U Carleton, was 21. He married Alice Hortense Atkins Philbrick on 20 February 1892, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Scotland, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1924 and Newtonville, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. In 1930, at the age of 64, his occupation is listed as . 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, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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William Andrew Luce
Alice Hortense Atkins Philbrick
Marriage: 20 February 1892

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20 February 1892
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire and South Wales):1. most probably from the Norman personal name Luce (a vernacular form of Latin Lucia or Lucius). This is generally a female name, although male bearers are found in France. It was borne by a young Sicilian maiden and an aged Roman widow, both of whom were martyred under Diocletian and are venerated as saints. 2. Alternatively, the surname may be a variant of Lewis .

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

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  • William A Luce, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Andrew Luce, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • William A. Luce, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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