Paul Calvin Sperry

18 August 1916–21 January 2001 (Age 84)
Livingston, Missouri, United States

The Life of Paul Calvin

When Paul Calvin Sperry was born on 18 August 1916, in Livingston, Missouri, United States, his father, Delmer Sperry, was 41 and his mother, Mary Catherine Kephart Sperry, was 33. He married Mildred Mary Klever on 19 September 1939, in Livingston, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Blue Mound, Livingston, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Marion Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 21 January 2001, in Mount Vernon, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Williamsburg, Iowa, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Calvin Sperry
Mildred Mary Klever
Marriage: 19 September 1939
Betty Jean Sperry

Spouse and Children


    Mildred Mary Klever


19 September 1939
Livingston, Missouri, United States


    Betty Jean Sperry


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Catherine Kephart Sperry





    Glenn Edward Sperry


    Claud Earl Sperry


    Lee Roy Sperry


    Lena Grace Sperry Williams


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 1

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Paul Sperry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul C Sperry in household of Del Sperry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul C Sperry in household of Delmer Sperry, "United States Census, 1920"

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