The Shemwell Family

Luther Wayne HooperAge: 81 years19131995

Name
Luther Wayne Hooper
Given names
Luther Wayne
Surname
Hooper
Birth September 30, 1913 31 26
Marriage of a parentEdmund RalstonMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1914 and 1920 (Age 3 months)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Death of a fatherLuther Erie Hooper
1918 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 4 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJean Reigh Ralston
June 2, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Marriage of a parentMichael Leroy TroutmanMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1921 and 1925 (Age 7 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Gordon McGehee
July 9, 1921 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDonald Leroy Troutman
June 23, 1926 (Age 12 years)
Death of a motherMary Mae McGehee
May 23, 1929 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Census April 5, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Military
WWII Draft Registration
October 16, 1940 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a maternal grandmotherHarriette A “Hattie” Howell
November 21, 1945 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterOlive Fern Hooper
July 10, 1958 (Age 44 years)
Death of a wifeEdith Irene Thomas
May 27, 1975 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a sisterOvella Audrey Hooper
October 1978 (Age 65 years)

Residence August 1, 1993 (Age 79 years)
Death April 8, 1995 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pacific Crest Cemetery
Identification number
L192-TR4

Last change January 31, 202119:03:50

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 29, 1905Washington, Arkansas, United States
1 year
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
Vivian L Hooper
Birth: April 16, 1908 26 20Arkansas, United States
Death: February 12, 1996Grove, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
Luther Wayne Hooper
Birth: September 30, 1913 31 26Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 8, 1995Orange, California, United States
Mother’s family with Edmund Ralston - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1914 and 1920
6 years
half-sister
Jean Reigh Ralston
Birth: June 2, 1920 50 33Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: October 16, 2006El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Mother’s family with Michael Leroy Troutman - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1921 and 1925
6 years
half-brother
Donald Leroy Troutman
Birth: June 23, 1926 40 39El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: February 15, 2008Chico, Butte, California, United States
Family with Edith Irene Thomas - View this family
himself
Luther Wayne Hooper
Birth: September 30, 1913 31 26Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 8, 1995Orange, California, United States
wife
Edith Irene Thomas
Birth: August 2, 1917Kansas, United States
Death: May 27, 1975Los Angeles, California, United States
son
Private
son
Private
Family with Private - View this family
himself
Luther Wayne Hooper
Birth: September 30, 1913 31 26Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 8, 1995Orange, California, United States
wife
Private

Luther Wayne Hooper has 3 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Edmund Ralston - Household

Butler, Kansas, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Ralston, EdmundheadRMW50MPAPAPAYCookRestaurant
Hooper, Mary MwifeFW32MARMOARYCookRestaurant
Hooper, Olive Fstep daughterFW14SMOARARY
Hooper, Vivian Lstep daughterFW12SARARARY
Hooper, Ovella Astep daughterFW9SARARAR
Hooper, Luther Wstep sonMW6SARARAR

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Ovella Audrey Hooper - Household

El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hooper, Ovella AheadR10FW19SNYARARARYTelephone OperatorTelephone Office9979WY
Hooper, Luther WbrotherMW16SYYARARARY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Luther Wayne Hooper - Household

Isabella, Michigan, United States

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Hooper, LutherheadRNMW25MNARFort RileyKansasPainterOil RefineryPW521200N
Hooper, EdithwifeFW22MNKSBurnsKansas