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Henry W Luce
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Birth: 1875
Stevens Point
Portage County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: unknown
Whatcom County
Washington, USA

Henry W. Luce (William Henry Luce changed named later in life to Henry William Luce) grew up in Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI., son of James Root Luce and Esther M. Pooler.
1910 Federal Census living Everett Ward 3, Snohomish Co., WA. 1920 Federal Census ?
He was last living 1930 Federal Census Fernadale, Whatcom Co. WA. with 2/w Ruth M. (Pettet) Haynes and step-daughters Evelyn J. Haynes and Geneva E. Haynes. His occupation was Retail Merchant. I believe this was a 2nd marriage for both parties.
Henry W. Luce married 1/w ? 11 Dec. 1896 Portage Co., WI.
He then married 2nd wife Ruth Mildred Pettet dt/o Royal Charles Pettet and Eleanor Thrasher Stever 28 Aug. 1920 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Her first husband was Clare Benham Haynes son of Floyd James Haynes and Minnie Benham married 21 Aug. 1915 Snohomish Co. WI. They had the two girls and then divorced.
Henry W. Luce and Ruth either divorced or he died after 1930. In 1940 Federal Census Ruth M. Luce, Bellingham, Whatcom Co., WA., as housekeeper in household of
Cecil L. Jares who was possibly Cecil L. Jones? She remarries a 3rd time to Cecil L. Jones 3 Oct. 1942 Whatcom Co., WA.
Ruth M. Jones moved to San Diego, CA., in 1969 where her daughters living. She died in San Diego in 1970.
In Henry W. Luce's mother's obituary didn't mention son
Henry W. Luce.
He is mentioned in brother Herbert A. Luce's obituary living in Bellingham. Washington so had to die after 1940. 
Family links: 
  James Root Luce (1828 - 1912)
  Esther M. Pooler Luce (1835 - 1915)
  Ruth Mildred Pettet Jones (1900 - 1970)*
  Arthur James Luce (1852 - 1927)*
  Lillian A. Luce Holt (1855 - 1926)*
  Herbert A Luce (1857 - 1940)*
  Rosella Luce (1862 - ____)*
  Florence Stella Luce Frost (1865 - 1933)*
  Louis L Luce (1872 - 1927)*
  Henry W Luce (1875 - ____)
  William Henry Luce (1876 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Diane L. Teague Webb
Record added: Nov 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100511733


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