Roy Wayne Draper

25 February 1914–February 1985 (Age 70)
McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Roy Wayne

When Roy Wayne Draper was born on 25 February 1914, his father, Albert W Draper, was 24 and his mother, Josie Fern De SHAZER, was 19. He married Hattie Frances Gammon on 3 September 1959, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. He lived in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States in 1915. He died in February 1985, in McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States.

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Roy Wayne Draper
Hattie Frances Gammon
Marriage: 3 September 1959

Spouse and Children

3 September 1959
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Albert Loren Draper


    Alberta Lorene Draper


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 13

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

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

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy Wayne Draper in household of J y Deshazer, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Roy W Draper, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Roy W Draper, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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