William Elmo DuVall

1 September 1907–21 February 1971 (Age 63)
Greer, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of William Elmo

When William Elmo DuVall was born on 1 September 1907, in Greer, Oklahoma, United States, his father, John Elmo DuVall, was 34 and his mother, Mary Roberts, was 32. He married Dorothy May Riggs on 25 February 1946, in Florence, Marion, Kansas, United States. He lived in Marion, Marion, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Center Township, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 21 February 1971, in Marion, Kansas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Marion Cemetery, Marion, Marion, Kansas, United States.

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William Elmo DuVall
Dorothy May Riggs
Marriage: 25 February 1946

Spouse and Children

25 February 1946
Florence, Marion, Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Elmo DuVall





World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 3

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: in most cases of French origin ( see Duval 1), taken to England by a Huguenot refugee from Rouen. It may also be from a pet form of an Old English female personal name, Dūfe, meaning ‘dove’.2 According to Black, this is also found as a Swedish variant of Scottish McDougall .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Duvall in household of John E Duvall, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Elmo Du Vall in household of Orin M Weimer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William E Duvall in household of John E Duvall, "United States Census, 1920"

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