Carol Leona Gentry

1918–2010 (Age 92)
Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States

The Life of Carol Leona

When Carol Leona Gentry was born in 1918, in Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States, her father, Isaac Robert Gentry, was 37 and her mother, Carrie Matheny, was 32. She married Willis A Holloway on 3 September 1937. She lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1935 and Marengo Election Precinct, Columbia, Washington, United States in 1940. She died in 2010, in Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 92.

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Willis A Holloway
Carol Leona Gentry
Marriage: 3 September 1937

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3 September 1937

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

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.
1923 · First Presidential Radio Broadcast

Age 5

"On December 6, 1923, President Calvin Coolidge delivered the first presidential radio broadcast. It was covered by 42 stations and became known as the ""State of the Union"" address."
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: nickname, sometimes perhaps ironic, from Middle English, Old French genterie ‘nobility of birth or character’. Compare Gentle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carol L Holloway in household of Willis A Holloway, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carle L Gentry in household of Isaac R Gentry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carol Gentry in household of Issac R Gentry, "United States Census, 1930"

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