Elvis Franklin Holshouser

1915–1984 (Age 68)
Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States

The Life of Elvis Franklin

When Elvis Franklin Holshouser was born on 17 March 1915, in Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States, his father, Lewis Franklin Holshouser, was 28 and his mother, Carrie Emiline Cline, was 22. He married Merle Agnes Donaldson on 29 June 1937. He lived in Madison, Illinois, United States for about 15 years and Granite City, Granite City Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 2 January 1984, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Elvis Franklin Holshouser
Merle Agnes Donaldson
Marriage: 29 June 1937

Spouse & Children

29 June 1937

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 10

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Holzhauser .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alvis Halshouser in household of Lus Holshouser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elvis Holshouser in household of Lewis Holshouser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elvis Holshouser, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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