Louis James Hersey

30 April 1908–1 May 2002 (Age 94)
Dupree, Ziebach, South Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Louis James

When Louis James Hersey was born on 30 April 1908, in Dupree, Ziebach, South Dakota, United States, his father, James Wallace Hersey, was 31 and his mother, Wilhelmina Luhmann, was 35. He married Maude Wilson on 14 February 1940, in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ziebach, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 10 Middle Creek, Gallatin, Montana, United States for about 5 years. He died on 1 May 2002, in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis James Hersey
Maude Wilson
Marriage: 14 February 1940
Robert Dale Hersey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1940Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1910 · Glacier National Park Established
    Age 2
    Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.
    1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins
    Age 25
    Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey and Sussex): variant of Hershey .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Louis J Hersey, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"
    • Louis J. Hersey, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Louis James Hersey, "Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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