Zelma E Looman

Brief Life History of Zelma E

When Zelma E Looman was born on 3 October 1907, in New Martinsville, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, her father, Howard Emerson Looman, was 29 and her mother, Minnie Anderson, was 24. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1985 and Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States in 2000. She died on 1 June 2000, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Hominy, Osage, Oklahoma, United States.

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Zelma E Looman
1907–2000

Sources (8)

  • Zelma Looman in household of Howard M Looman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zelma Looman, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Zelma E Looman, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

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

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

Dutch: topographic name for someone living by a wood or brushland, Middle Dutch loo ‘light, open wood’ + man ‘man’.

Altered form of German Lohmann or Luhmann .

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

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