Lloyd Cramer Sr.

13 March 1902–4 November 1964 (Age 62)
Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lloyd

When Lloyd Cramer Sr. was born on 13 March 1902, in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa Territory, United States, his father, Roy D. Cramer, was 25 and his mother, Lydia Randolph, was 27. He married Ada Lorene Retherford on 10 November 1923, in Scotland, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 4 November 1964, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Cramer Sr.
Ada Lorene Retherford
Marriage: 10 November 1923
Lloyd Cramer Jr.

Spouse and Children

10 November 1923
Scotland, Missouri, United States


    Lloyd Cramer Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Roy D. Cramer





    Glenn Cramer



    Irene Maxine Cramer


    Orlo Eugene Cramer


    Helen M. Cramer


World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 11

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of German and Dutch Kramer or its German variant Krämer. It is also found in England as a Huguenot name, presumably with this origin.2 English: variant of Creamer 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Loyd B Cramer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Loyd Cramer in household of Roy Cramer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lloyd Cramer in household of Lydia Cramer, "United States Census, 1940"

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