Louis Maio

Brief Life History of Louis

When Louis Maio was born on 10 March 1918, in Priest River, Bonner, Idaho, United States, his father, Francesco Saverio Maio, was 55 and his mother, Rosaria Bossio, was 39. He married Bessie Carolyn Rowden in 1938, in Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 1 January 1987, in Priest River, Bonner, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Priest River, Bonner, Idaho, United States.

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Louis Maio
Bessie Carolyn Rowden
Marriage: 1938
Rosalie Maio

Sources (6)

  • Loui Maio in household of Charles Maio, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis Maio, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Louis Maio, "BillionGraves Index"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Angelo, Marco, Antonio, Carmela, Domenic, Rocco, Abilio, Attilio, Biagio, Carlo, Dante, Emilio, Francesco, Geremia, Gino, Rolando, Ruben.

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from a personal name or nickname based on the word for the month of May, Latin Maius (see May 2).

Italian: possibly also from the personal name Maio of ancient Germanic origin (from magu- ‘boy’).

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

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