Lewis Franklin Summey

9 October 1902–23 October 1954 (Age 52)
Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lewis Franklin

When Lewis Franklin Summey was born on 9 October 1902, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Peter Summey, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Mamie Capps, was 28. He died on 23 October 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 52, and was buried in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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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.

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. In part perhaps an Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Sumi (unexplained) or of southern French Soumet, a topographic name from a diminutive of Occitan soum ‘summit’, ‘peak’.

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

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  • Lewis Franklin Summey, "South Carolina Deaths, 1944-1955"
  • Lewis F Summey, "Find A Grave Index"

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