Jay K Billings

11 November 1915–28 May 1974 (Age 58)
Portland Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States

The Life of Jay K

When Jay K Billings was born on 11 November 1915, in Portland Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, his father, George Kingsnorth Billings, was 24 and his mother, Vera Mae Ross, was 26. He had at least 1 son with Helen Magdalene Strobehn. He lived in Plymouth, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Union, South Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 28 May 1974, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 58.

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Jay K Billings
Helen Magdalene Strobehn
James Billings

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    Helen Magdalene Strobehn




    James Billings


Parents and Siblings



    Myrtle Elizabeth Billings



    John Walter Billings



    Inez Mildred Billings


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.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 2

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 16

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Bill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jay Billings in household of Vera M Billings, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Jay K Billings in household of Elmer Jacobson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jay Billings in household of Vera Billings, "United States Census, 1920"

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