Kenneth Dee Willes

Male19 July 1915–11 September 1987

Brief Life History of Kenneth Dee

When Kenneth Dee Willes was born on 19 July 1915, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Claude Edwin Willes, was 27 and his mother, Effie Ardell Ross, was 26. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Santa Rosa Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 11 September 1987, in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Claude Edwin Willes
Effie Ardell Ross
Claud Ross Willes
Clyde Delbert Willes
Victor R Willes
William Barton Willes
Kenneth Dee Willes
Robert Ray Willes
Nina Ardelle Willes

Sources (10)

  • Kenneth D Willes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Kenneth D Willes - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Kenneth D Willes
  • Kenneth Dee Willes, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch

Age 1

The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wills .

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

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