Lillian Katherine Moore

22 October 1918–30 April 2007 (Age 88)
Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lillian Katherine

When Lillian Katherine Moore was born on 22 October 1918, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Charles Paulus, was 29 and her mother, Alma Waetke, was 28. She died on 30 April 2007, at the age of 88, and was buried in Long Grove, Scott, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Andrew Moore
1920–2000
Lillian Katherine Moore
1918–2007

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1918–2007Female

    Nora Augusta Paulus

    Female1921–Female

    Esther Alma Paulus

    Female1923–Female

    Sadie Velma Paulus

    Female1925–Female

    Ernest Henry Paulus

    Male1927–2017Male

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian C Paulus in household of Henry C Paulus, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Lilian Paulus in household of Henry C Paulus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Lillian Katherine Moore Paulus, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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