Joseph A Luley

February 1899–1 August 1986 (Age 87)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Joseph A

When Joseph A Luley was born in February 1899, in Indiana, United States, his father, William J Luley, was 31 and his mother, Frances Baches, was 33. He married Lula E. Lopshire in Allen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 1 August 1986, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Joseph A Luley
Lula E. Lopshire
Edwin Charles Sorgen

Spouse and Children

Allen, Indiana, United States


    Edwin Charles Sorgen


Parents and Siblings

    William J Luley


    Frances Baches




    Magdeline F Luley


    William Jacob Luley Jr.




    Raymond Edward Luley


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 7

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a lazy or idle man, from Dutch luilak ‘shepherd’, a shepherd's life being considered an easy one.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Luley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph U Luley in household of William J Luley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Luley in household of William Luley, "United States Census, 1910"

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