Lola Mae Sisson

25 July 1917–4 November 1996 (Age 79)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Lola Mae

When Lola Mae Sisson was born on 25 July 1917, in Kansas, United States, her father, George Vincent Sisson, was 25 and her mother, Eva Kistner, was 19. She lived in Allen, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Franklin Township, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 4 November 1996, in Moran, Allen, Kansas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Howard Lee Willits
Lola Mae Sisson

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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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 10

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 21

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

English:1. metronymic from the medieval female personal name Siss, Ciss, short for Sisley, Cecilie ( see Sisley ), or possibly from a pet form of Sisley (with the old French diminutive suffix -on). 2. variant of Sessions .

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

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  • Lola Mae Willits in household of Howard L Willits, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lola M Sisson in household of George H Sisson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lola M Sisson in household of George V Sisson, "United States Census, 1930"

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