William Loren Lowe

Male19 January 1893–21 July 1957

Brief Life History of William Loren

When William Loren Lowe was born on 19 January 1893, in Missouri, United States, his father, George Sumner Lowe, was 45 and his mother, Frances W. Glaze, was 43. He married Flora Mae Gilson on 28 June 1919, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States. He lived in Jackson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Fresno, California, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 21 July 1957, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States.

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William Loren Lowe
Rose Lenore Conn
Marriage: 28 March 1924

Sources (9)

  • Wm Loren Lowe in household of Geo Lowe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William L Lowe, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • William Loren Lowe, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    28 March 1924Madera, Madera, California, United States
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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 13

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 17

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Low .

    German (Löwe) and Danish (Løwe): from Middle High German lēwe, löuwe ‘lion’, hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a lion. It is also found in Sweden. Compare Loewe 1, Lau , Lave , and Lurvey .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): artificial name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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