Tommy Lea Alvis

19 December 1942–18 October 2010 (Age 67)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Tommy Lea

When Tommy Lea Alvis was born on 19 December 1942, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Marshall Neil Alvis, was 33 and his mother, Grace Elizabeth Mason, was 19. He married Linda Faye Williams on 7 January 1964. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 18 October 2010, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Center, Shelby, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tommy Lea Alvis
Linda Faye Williams
Marriage: 7 January 1964
Tommie Lea Alvis, Jr
Quinca Sioux Alvis

Spouse and Children

7 January 1964


Parents and Siblings


    Grace Elizabeth Mason





    Patricia Anne Alvis


World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1956 · The Los Angeles California Temple Opens

Age 14

The Los Angeles California Temple was dedicated by David O. McKay on March 11, 1956. The Los Angeles California Temple was the first temple built in California. The temple opened 19 years after it was announced due to delays caused by World War II. 

Age 18

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Alvin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tommie Lea Alvis in entry for Quinca Sioux Alvis, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Tommie Lea Alvis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Tommie L Alvis, "Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2010"

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