Douglas Sigler Luke

3 July 1918–12 August 1984 (Age 66)
Luke, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Douglas Sigler

When Douglas Sigler Luke was born on 3 July 1918, in Luke, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, William Guthrie Luke, was 28 and his mother, Beula Fern Sigler, was 25. He married Joann Benton in June 1940. He lived in Lawrenceville, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Bethel, Bethel, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 12 August 1984, in Glens Falls, Warren, New York, United States, at the age of 66.

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Douglas Sigler Luke
Joann Benton
Marriage: June 1940

Spouse and Children

June 1940

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

1 English: from a derivative of Lucas . This was (and is) the common vernacular form of the name, being the one by which the author of the fourth Gospel is known in English.2 English: habitational name for someone from Liège in Belgium (Dutch Luik).3 North German (Lüke): from a short form of Lüdeke; Luedecke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Douglas S Luke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Douglas S Luke in household of William G Luke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Douglas S Luke, "New York State Census, 1925"

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