William Lewis DeLay

Male29 January 1915–25 May 1991

Brief Life History of William Lewis

When William Lewis DeLay was born on 29 January 1915, in Ohio, United States, his father, Lewis Elmer DeLay, was 24 and his mother, Effie Jane Frizzell, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter with Ilda Almeda Hettinger. He lived in Washington Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 May 1991, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76.

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William Lewis DeLay
Ilda Almeda Hettinger
Lois Ann Delay

Sources (10)

  • William L. Delay, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William Delay, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • William L Delay, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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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.


Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

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

Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe ‘descendant of Donn Sleibhe’ (see Dunleavy ).

English: variant of Delea, a name of uncertain meaning, possibly a variant of Duley .

French: habitational name, with fused preposition de ‘from’, denoting someone from Lay (Loire).

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

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