Roy Claude McKee

11 October 1930–25 June 1977 (Age 46)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life of Roy Claude

When Roy Claude McKee was born on 11 October 1930, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, his father, Stephen Harold McKee, was 26 and his mother, Melba McMillan, was 22. He married Gladys Mae Marshall on 22 April 1948, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 6 Maeser, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 25 June 1977, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Maeser Fairview Cemetery, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Roy Claude McKee
Gladys Mae Marshall
Marriage: 22 April 1948
Melba Charmaine McKee

Spouse and Children


    Gladys Mae Marshall


22 April 1948
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States


    Melba Charmaine McKee


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 1

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 14

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of McKay .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Roy Claud McKee in household of Stephen Harold McKee, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Roy Claude Mckee in household of Stephen Harold Mckee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy C Mckee in entry for Dan Harold Mckee, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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