Guy Wallace Feezor

1891–1974 (Age 82)
Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Guy Wallace

When Guy Wallace Feezor was born on 4 October 1891, in Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Burnett Feezor, was 27 and his mother, Ellen Eliza Wallace, was 23. He married Bethel Gordie Riley on 29 June 1912, in Massac, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 1 February 1974, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Graves, Kentucky, United States.

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Guy Wallace Feezor
Bethel Gordie Riley
Marriage: 29 June 1912
Barbara Elaine Feezor
Burpa Feezor

Spouse & Children

29 June 1912
Massac, Illinois, United States


  • Barbara Elaine Feezor


  • Burpa Feezor


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 6

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Feeser .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Guy Feezor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Guy W Feezor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Guy W Feezor in household of Henry B Feezor, "United States Census, 1910"

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