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Luther Bryan LockeAge: 77 years18971974

Name
Luther Bryan Locke
Given names
Luther Bryan
Surname
Locke
Birth September 29, 1897
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 months)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 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 19 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 20 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/
Birth of a son
#1Julian Leon Locke
March 1, 1923 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Joyce Deane Locke
June 10, 1925 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 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 15, 1940 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 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 daughterJoyce Deane Locke
December 3, 1948 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 52 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 48 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 November 10, 1974 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change May 14, 202016:28:27

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Gladys Corinne Driskill - View this family
himself
Luther Bryan Locke
Birth: September 29, 1897Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 10, 1974Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Gladys Corinne Driskill
Birth: December 3, 1898 37 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 4, 1997Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky, United States
son
Julian Leon Locke
Birth: March 1, 1923 25 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1985Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
daughter
Joyce Deane Locke
Birth: June 10, 1925 27 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 3, 1948Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
son
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