Lois May Shoemaker

30 July 1916–13 February 1993 (Age 76)
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

The Life Summary of Lois May

When Lois May Shoemaker was born on 30 July 1916, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, her father, James Willard Shoemaker, was 21 and her mother, Alice Lamb Sanger, was 19. She married Fred Joseph Carl on 30 July 1933, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 13 February 1993, in Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Zillah, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Joseph Carl
Lois May Shoemaker
Marriage: 30 July 1933
Albert Fred Carl

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Fort Lewis is Established
Age 1
Fort Lewis military base was established in 1917, in Tacoma, Washington. It was named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It used to be one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the US. In February 2010, it merged with McChord Air Force Base. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 21
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Translation of Dutch Schoemaker or German and Jewish Schumacher .

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

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Story Highlight


On a "memory trip" in 1988 Fred and Lois Carl visit the church they were married in. Butte, Montana - July 30, 1933

Sources (8)

  • Lois Carl in household of Fred Carl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois M Shoemaker in household of Chas S Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Shoemaker, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"

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