Oscar Lester Hoover

Brief Life History of Oscar Lester

When Oscar Lester Hoover was born on 24 June 1914, in Riverside, Okanogan, Washington, United States, his father, Charles Kyger Hoover, was 43 and his mother, Henrietta Sapp, was 38. He married Eunice Lily Sulzle on 1 September 1940, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1942 and Pune, Maharashtra, India in 1949. In 1949, at the age of 34, his occupation is listed as missionary in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He died on 22 May 1986, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Lester Hoover
1914–1986
Eunice Lily Sulzle
1916–2002
Marriage: 1 September 1940

Sources (8)

  • Oscar L Hoover in household of Charles R Hoover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hoover, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • O Lester Hoover, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German and German Huber .

Americanized form of Finnish Huovinen: from huovi ‘soldier, horseman’ + the surname suffix -nen.

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

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