Lloyd E. Root
19-Jan-1909, IA

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LLOYD EUGENE ROOT, born 19-Jan-1909 in Sioux City, IA;
son of Ralph E. ROOT born 1879 & Mary K. BATCHELLER born 1880;
Captain, United States Navy, Retired; resided for many years in Bellevue, WA;
died 23-Jan-2005 in Portland, OR; [RedArrow  Obituary Notice]
Interrment services 18-Mar-2005 in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

B.Sc. Civil Engineering, 1929, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Lieutenant J.G. 1936, U.S. Navy Reserve; called to active duty Jan-1941, served in Civil Engineering Corps. during World War II; served in regular U.S. Navy 1946-1963.


Married (1) 12-Jun-1936 to Dorothy Wilda KILBOURN;
born 5-Jul-1910 in Sterling, KS;
daughter of Charles H. KILBOURN born ____ & Ruth P. __?__ born ____;
died 20-Mar-1980 in Bellevue, WA.

Children of Lloyd & Wilda:

  1. Dorothy Kilbourn Root, born Oct-1942 in Washington, D.C.;
    married (1) Nov-1968 to Robert Dennis SMITH, 1 child; married (2) Mar-1971 to William Austin RECTOR, 2 children;
  2. Dana Frances Root, born Jul-1945 in San Diego, CA;
    married Mar-1967 to Myle Joseph HOLLEY, 2 children;
  3. Deborah Eugenia Root, born 1948 in Kodiak, AK; died 1949.
  4. Diane Eleanor Root, born Oct-1952 in ?Bellevue, WA;

Married (2) 8-Feb-1981 to Elta Roberts DUGDALE;
born ____ in _____;
daughter of _____ DUGDALE & _____;
died mid-year 2003 in ___, VA under the care of her children.


Photographs:

Lloyd Eugene Root & Family
circa 1957
l to r: Dorothy, Lloyd, Diane, Wilda (Kilbourn), Dana Root

Sources:

  • Family history information collected from living relatives by Mrs. Olive Root Meader;
  • Root family notes compiled by Captain Lloyd E. Root, CEC USN (Ret.), of Bellevue, WA, for the Root/Meader/Tuttle reunion, Sanbornton, NH, 1990;
  • Root family GEDCOM information retrieved from the Internet, 1998;
  • "Descendants of Thomas Roote", MS-Word report received Jan-2000 from Richard G. Nelson of California;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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