Roy Frank Loper

1889–1985 (Age 95)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Roy Frank

When Roy Frank Loper was born on 26 December 1889, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Charles Frank Loper, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Shirey, was 32. He married Ethelyn Berenice Saint John on 15 October 1912, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lake Elsinore, Riverside, California, United States in 1930. He died on 28 January 1985, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Roy Frank Loper
Ethelyn Berenice Saint John
Marriage: 15 October 1912
Robert Lee Loper

Spouse & Children

  • Male1889–1985Male

  • Ethelyn Berenice Saint John


15 October 1912
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Maude B. Loper


  • Male1889–1985Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods ( see Looper ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy F Loper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Frank Loper in entry for Robert Lee Loper Dunn and Barbara Leech, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Roy Frank Loper in entry for Robert Lee Loper, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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