Loey Alexander Willis

10 June 1907–4 May 1981 (Age 73)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Loey Alexander

When Loey Alexander Willis was born on 10 June 1907, in Missouri, United States, his father, Mirton Ernest Willis, was 32 and his mother, Laura Etta Ferguson, was 22. He married Valda Genevieve Sims on 8 June 1937, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. He lived in White Oak Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 4 May 1981, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Loey Alexander Willis
Valda Genevieve Sims
Marriage: 8 June 1937

Spouse and Children

8 June 1937
Jackson, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 24

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Loze A Willis in household of Merton E Willis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Loey Willis, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Loey Alexander Willis, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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