Louis Anson Douglas

2 May 1896–23 July 1976 (Age 80)
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Louis Anson

When Louis Anson Douglas was born on 2 May 1896, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States, his father, John Henry Douglass, was 41 and his mother, Mary Ellen Rogers, was 37. He married Eva Mae Sleichter on 9 November 1921, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Scott Township, Johnson, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 July 1976, in Rialto, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Anson Douglas
1896–1976
Eva Mae Sleichter
1902–1967
Marriage: 9 November 1921
Ruby Maxine Douglas
1922–1995
Rita Mae Douglas
1924–2020
Corrine Lois Douglas
1927–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1921
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States
children

(3)

    Female1922–1995Female

    Rita Mae Douglas

    Female1924–2020Female

    Corrine Lois Douglas

    Female1927–2007Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1917

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From Gaelic "dubh-ghlas," dark grey.

Sources (3)

  • Louis A Douglas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis Douglas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis A Douglas in household of John H Douglas, "United States Census, 1900"

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