Russell McKinley Loper

1899–1961 (Age 61)
Lamont, Buchanan, Iowa, United States

The Life of Russell McKinley

When Russell McKinley Loper was born on 22 September 1899, in Lamont, Buchanan, Iowa, United States, his father, Alfred Strong Loper, was 53 and his mother, Lodema Cecilia Tompkins, was 45. He married Gladys Carmen Keepers on 5 June 1919, in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1935 and Wisconsin, United States in 1961. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 25 July 1961, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell McKinley Loper
Gladys Carmen Keepers
Marriage: 5 June 1919
Richard McKinley Loper
Helen Mary Loper
Alfred Sidney Loper
Retha Marie Loper

Spouse & Children

5 June 1919
Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 5

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

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

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods ( see Looper ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Russell Mckinley Lopen, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Russell M Laper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell Loper, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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