Luther Floyd Lewis

17 July 1910–29 August 1995 (Age 85)
Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Luther Floyd

When Luther Floyd Lewis was born on 17 July 1910, in Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States, his father, John Franklin Lewis, was 25 and his mother, Tennissee Bailey, was 26. He died on 29 August 1995, at the age of 85, and was buried in Morris Township, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Floyd Lewis
1910–1995
Sylvia Ruth King
1912–1999

Spouse and Children

    Male1910–1995Male

    Sylvia Ruth King

    Female1912–1999Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Cecil C Lewis

    Male1909–1992Male

    Male1910–1995Male

    Male1912–1972Male

    Vertie Marie Lewis

    Female1914–1962Female

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 7

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English (but most common in Wales): from Lowis, Lodovicus, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hlod ‘fame’ + wīg ‘war’. This was the name of the founder of the Frankish dynasty, recorded in Latin chronicles as Ludovicus and Chlodovechus (the latter form becoming Old French Clovis, Clouis, Louis, the former developing into German Ludwig). The name was popular throughout France in the Middle Ages and was introduced to England by the Normans. In Wales it became inextricably confused with 2.2 Welsh: from an Anglicized form of the personal name Llywelyn ( see Llewellyn ).3 Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lughaidh ‘son of Lughaidh’. This is one of the most common Old Irish personal names. It is derived from Lugh ‘brightness’, which was the name of a Celtic god.

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

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  • Luther Floyd Lewis, "Find A Grave Index"

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