DeWitt Loomis Alexandre

11 August 1917–August 1985 (Age 67)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of DeWitt Loomis

When DeWitt Loomis Alexandre was born on 11 August 1917, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, his father, James Henry Alexandre Jr., was 32 and his mother, Anne Loomis, was 24. He married Cynthia Lenox Banks on 11 May 1940, in Bernardsville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States. He lived in Old Brookville, Oyster Bay, Nassau, New York, United States in 1930. He died in August 1985, in Far Hills, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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DeWitt Loomis Alexandre
Cynthia Lenox Banks
Marriage: 11 May 1940

Spouse and Children

11 May 1940
Bernardsville, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Henry Alexandre Jr.





World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Age 3

New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

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

French and Portuguese: from the personal name Alexandre ( see Alexander ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Delhtt L Alexandre in household of J Henry Alexandre, "United States Census, 1930"

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