Loyl Dean Norcross

1907–1994 (Age 86)
Montgomery, Iowa, United States

The Life of Loyl Dean

When Loyl Dean Norcross was born on 26 April 1907, in Montgomery, Iowa, United States, his father, Russel Harvey Norcross, was 25 and his mother, Jennie Ashbaugh, was 22. He lived in Douglas Township, Montgomery, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 10 February 1994, in Corning, Adams, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86.

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Loyl Dean Norcross
Selma Maxine Harris

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Russel Harvey Norcross


  • Jennie Ashbaugh




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 6

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place near Blackpool, so named from Old English norð ‘north’ + cros ‘cross’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Loyl J Norcross in household of Russell H Norcross, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Loyd Dean Norcross, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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