Dorothy Mae Tevis

1918–1994 (Age 76)
Berryton, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Mae

Dorothy Mae Tevis was born on 13 March 1918, in Berryton, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. She married Benjamin Lawrence Butler on 4 June 1938. She died on 7 July 1994, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rochester Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Dorothy Mae Tevis
1918–1994
Benjamin Lawrence Butler
1915–1974
Marriage: 4 June 1938

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MARRIAGE
4 June 1938
Meridian, Kansas

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 9

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

Age 20

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

Altered spelling of German Tewes .

Possible Related Names

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

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