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Ernest A Lewis, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1908
Haileyville
Pittsburg County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1973
Sawtelle
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Ernest Allen Lewis, Sr., s. of William Lewis and Lydia Alice Walls, b. Dec. 26, 1908 at Haileyville, OK. He d. Oct. 19, 1973 at Sawtelle Veteran's Hospital in the Sawtelle sector of West Los Angeles, CA. He is interred at Los Angeles National Cemetery and was not, as often stated, later removed from that cemetery and reinterred at Casper, Wyoming.

On June 1, 1929 at Eufaula, OK, Ernest m. Lottie Marie Williams, only dau. of John Henry Willams and Ida Pearl Hastings, b. Jan. 30, 1911 at Okemah, OK. They would later divorce with Ernest never remarrying. Lottie remained in Oklahoma and d. Apr. 22, 1966 at Tulsa, OK and is interred with her parents at Henryetta, OK.

Ernest was a veteran of WWII serving with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific as a heavy equipment operator. He later settled in California where he operated a small automobile-related equipment and repair shop in the Watts section of Los Angeles.

Ernest and wife Lottie had only one child:

i. Ernest Allen Lewis, Jr., b. Dec. 8, 1929 at Henryetta, OK, d. Jan. 14, 2002 at the Sacramento, CA home of his only son. See his memorial for further detail.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lottie Marie Williams Wilkins (1911 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Ernest Allen Lewis (1929 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: 70A, 4/RQ
 
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3727773
Ernest A Lewis, Sr
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Ernest A Lewis, Sr
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