Lucien Cletus Powell Jr.

20 May 1915–10 May 1980 (Age 64)
Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Lucien Cletus

When Lucien Cletus Powell Jr. was born on 20 May 1915, in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States, his father, Lucien Cletus Powell, was 25 and his mother, Mary Henrietta Cochran, was 37. He married Eloise Clay Morris on 21 March 1942, in Escambia, Florida, United States. He lived in Groveton, Trinity, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Arkansas, United States in 1980. He died on 10 May 1980, in Low Moor, Alleghany, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Lucien Cletus Powell Jr.
Eloise Clay Morris
Marriage: 21 March 1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1942Escambia, Florida, United States
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    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.
    1916 · Boeing Aircraft
    Age 1
    The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
    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

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ (see Howell ).Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of Saint Paul’ (see Guilfoyle ).English: variant of Paul or Poole .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lucien Cletus Powell, Jr.

    THE COMMANDING OFFICER The Commanding Officer of USS Lexington, Captain Lucien C Powell, USN, assumed command of the attack carrier on 18 Jul 1962, in San Diego, CA. He became the "skipper" of Lexing …

    Sources (17)

    • Cleatus Powell in household of Cleatus Powell, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Lucien Cletus Powell in entry for Charles Douglas Flammia and Rene Gail Powell Clark, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Lucian Cletus Powell, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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