Fay Loose

22 October 1891–18 January 1958 (Age 66)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Fay

When Fay Loose was born on 22 October 1891, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Edwin Loose, was 38 and her mother, Mary Jane Patten, was 28. She married William John Stiehl on 19 September 1911, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. In 1926, at the age of 35, her occupation is listed as opera singer in New York City, New York, United States. She died on 18 January 1958, in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William John Stiehl
Fay Loose
Marriage: 19 September 1911
Mary Fay Stiehl
Celia Jane Stiehl
William John Stiehl

Spouse and Children

19 September 1911
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States


    Mary Fay Stiehl



    William John Stiehl


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edwin Loose





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 5

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Loose in Kent or Suffolk, both named from Old English hlōse ‘pigsty’.2 Dutch: variant of Loos 3.3 German: variant of Loos 1.

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

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Story Highlight

Diane's memories

Grew up in Provo. Her dad was a banker and delegate who helped vote for president. She grew up in a prominent family. Her husband went to dental school in Northwestern university.

Sources (3)

  • Fay L Gordon in household of George E Gordon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fay L Gordon in household of George E Gordon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fay Loose in household of Charles E. Loose, "United States Census, 1900"

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