Luther Hays

Male7 July 1893–July 1982

Brief Life History of Luther

When Luther Hays was born on 7 July 1893, in North Otter Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, Zachary Stewart Hays, was 35 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Grimmett, was 35. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Elizabeth Edwards. He lived in North Palmyra Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Palmyra, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1950. He died in July 1982, in Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89.

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Luther Hays
Elizabeth Edwards
Kenneth Lowell Hays
Bernice Fern Hays
Norma Hays

Sources (10)

  • Luther Hayes, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Luther Hays, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Luther Hays, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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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.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.


Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hayes .

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

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