Joseph Irving Lewis

1894–1954 (Age 59)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Joseph Irving

When Joseph Irving Lewis was born on 25 October 1894, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, his father, John M. Lewis, was 20 and his mother, Mary A. Johnson, was 18. He married Margaret Estella Larman in 1916, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1954, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 60.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Irving Lewis
1894–1954
Margaret Estella Larman
1900–1977
Marriage: 1916
Howard Irving Lewis
1918–2009

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1916
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
children

(1)

  • Howard Irving Lewis

    Male1918–2009Male

Parents & Siblings

  • John M. Lewis

    Male1874–1964Male

  • Mary A. Johnson

    Female1876–Female

siblings

(4)

  • Male1894–1954Male

  • Lewis

    Male1896–Male

  • Harry M Lewis

    Male1899–Male

  • Edna M Lewis

    Female1901–Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

JOSEPH IRVING LEWIS b. Washington DC @1894.

Joseph was my father Howard Irving LEWIS' father. Joseph and Margaret Estella LARMAN-LEWIS-LAWLOR, had only one child. Joseph, apparently worked for his father John M. LEWIS, in Washington DC- who wa …

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Sources (3)

  • Joseph ? Lewis in household of John M Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph I Lewis in household of John M Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lewis, "District of Columbia Births and Christenings, 1830-1955"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.