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Eddie Lee Elam
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1916
Roby
Fisher County
Texas, USA
Death: May 21, 1956
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Son of Willie Walter (Bill) Elam and Maggie Elma Ellis Elam.

Brother to:
* Homer Cleo Elam (1917-1924)
* William Cratus (Dub) Elam (1921-1971)
* Gloria Kathryn Elam Murphy Mewbourn
* Betty Sue Elam Carlton Baird

Eddie Lee Elam was married to Flossie Faye Webb. They were parents of
* Barbara Annette Elam
* Francis Lee (Buddy) Elam
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DALLAS COUNTY DEATH CERTIFICATE

name: Eddie Lee Elam
death date: 21 May 1956
death place: City Jail, Dallas, Dallas, Texas
cause of death: Bilateral hemorrhagic pulmonary edema; delirium tremens
gender: Male
race: White
death age: 39 years 10 months 11 days
estimated birth date:
birth date: 10 Jul 1916
birthplace: Roby, Texas
marital status: Divorced
spouse's name:
father's name: W. W. Elam
father's birthplace: Groesbeck, Texas
mother's name: Elma Maggie Ellis
mother's birthplace: Lewisville, Tex.
occupation: Laborer
place of residence: 310 Ave. C. NW, Childress, Childress, Texas
cemetery:
burial place: Childress, Texas
burial date: 22 May 1956
additional relatives/informant: W. W. Elam
film number: 2114670
digital film number: 4165424
image number: 155
reference number: cn 24285
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Per family stories, Eddie Lee was thought to be drunk, arrested and placed in jail. He died in the jail cell from what was diagnosed as epilepsy. He had health problems his entire life.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Willie Walter Elam (1898 - 1985)
  Maggie Elma Ellis Elam (1899 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Francis Lee Elam (1943 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eddie Lee Elam (1916 - 1956)
  Homer Cleo Elam (1917 - 1924)*
  William Cratus Elam (1921 - 1971)*
  Gloria Kathryn Elam Murphy Mewbourn (1925 - 1991)*
  Betty Sue Elam Baird (1932 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Childress Cemetery
Childress
Childress County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Jun 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19874956
Eddie Lee Elam
Added by: Janie Healer Davis
 
Eddie Lee Elam
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Added by: rhondajo
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 20, 2012
 
 
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