Dorothy Lucille Bouse

1 October 1915–30 March 1996 (Age 80)
Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Dorothy Lucille

When Dorothy Lucille Bouse was born on 1 October 1915, in Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States, her father, James Wesley Bouse, was 42 and her mother, Ida May Huey, was 39. She married Willard LeRoy De Moss on 26 October 1933, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Washington Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Kansas City, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1935. She died on 30 March 1996, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Willard LeRoy De Moss
Dorothy Lucille Bouse
Marriage: 26 October 1933
Nancy Joe De Moss

Spouse and Children

26 October 1933
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 16

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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 Czech (Bouše): see Bouska .2 Possibly a variant of North German Buse .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Bouse in household of J W Bouse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy Bouse in household of James Bouse, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy De Moss in household of Willard De Moss, "United States Census, 1940"

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