Leo McCoy Douglas

15 July 1903–19 February 1984 (Age 80)
Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States

The Life of Leo McCoy

When Leo McCoy Douglas was born on 15 July 1903, in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, his father, William Henry Douglas, was 30 and his mother, Rosa May McCoy, was 30. He married Emma Lou Wilkinson on 26 November 1936, in Anchorage, Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, United States. He lived in Seward Recording District - No. 27, Judicial District 3 Anchorage, Alaska, United States in 1940. He died on 19 February 1984, in Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mace Cemetery, Mace, Walnut Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo McCoy Douglas
Anna Laura Grassmyer
Marriage: 1 November 1952

Spouse and Children

1 November 1952
Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Douglas


    Rosa May McCoy





    Austin Noble Douglas


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 3

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From Gaelic "dubh-ghlas," dark grey.

Sources (3)

  • Leo Douglas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leo Mc Coy Douglas, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Leo Mccoy Douglas, "Alaska, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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