Elmer Rice Sooter

25 November 1894–17 November 1980 (Age 85)
Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Elmer Rice

When Elmer Rice Sooter was born on 25 November 1894, in Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States, his father, John Franklin SOOTER, was 33 and his mother, Julia Belle Poindexter, was 35. He married Grace B. Dunn on 18 July 1919, in Lincoln, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Dietrich, Lincoln, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Baker Election Precinct, Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1980, at the age of 85, and was buried in Underwood, Skamania, Washington, United States.

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Elmer Rice Sooter
Grace B. Dunn
Marriage: 18 July 1919
Audrey Dunn Sooter

Spouse and Children

18 July 1919
Lincoln, Idaho, United States


    Audrey Dunn Sooter


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries 1895: Oneida, Idaho, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Souter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmer Sooter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer Sooter in household of Harry Knott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer R Sooter, "United States Census, 1920"

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