Harold Dee Boley

12 March 1924–15 September 1995 (Age 71)
Sumner, Chariton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Harold Dee

When Harold Dee Boley was born on 12 March 1924, in Sumner, Chariton, Missouri, United States, his father, William Alexander Boley JR, was 40 and his mother, Iva Margaret Brown, was 34. He married Iva Jo Grimes in 1945. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Chillicothe Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 15 September 1995, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Dee Boley
Iva Jo Grimes
Marriage: 1945
Harold Dee Jr Boley

Spouse and Children


    Iva Jo Grimes


Chillicothe, Livingston Co., MO


Parents and Siblings



    Earl William Boley


    Nellie Pearl Boley


    Fred Boley




+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

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 7

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

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

1 South German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Pelagius (from Greek Pelagios, a derivative of pelagos ‘sea’; compare Spanish Pelayo ). Saint Pelagius is the patron saint of Constance.2 English: variant of Bulley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Boley in household of Sterling Vanlandingham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold D Boley, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Harold Boley, "Find A Grave Index"

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