Joe Handley

17 December 1911–21 July 1964 (Age 52)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Joe

When Joe Handley was born on 17 December 1911, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Robert Handley, was 25 and his mother, Columbia Jane Ruff, was 19. He married Ruth Maryetta Hazen on 13 March 1933, in Thomas, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died on 21 July 1964, in San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Joe Handley
Ruth Maryetta Hazen
Marriage: 13 March 1933

Spouse and Children

13 March 1933
Thomas, Nebraska, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Bonnie Handley


    William Handley



    Sherman R Handley


    Laurel R Handley


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 11

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 16

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly central and northern), Scottish, and Irish: variant of Hanley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe Handley in household of Robert Handley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joe Handley in household of Robert Handley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joe Handley, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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