James Wallace Lewis

10 January 1925–21 July 2008 (Age 83)
Pettis, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Wallace

When James Wallace Lewis was born on 10 January 1925, in Pettis, Missouri, United States, his father, Iral Ellsworth Lewis, was 29 and his mother, Stella Adella Waters, was 25. He married Emma Rue Eyre on 9 November 1942, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 21 July 2008, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fair Oaks, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wallace Lewis
Emma Rue Eyre
Marriage: 9 November 1942
Dennis Eyre Lewis
James Iral Lewis

Spouse and Children

9 November 1942
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States


    Dennis Eyre Lewis



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 6

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Wallace J Lewis in household of Irel E Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Lewis in household of Ival Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Wallace Lewis in entry for Emma Rue Lewis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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