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Russell John Jr. HOYLE

Male 1918 - 1986  (67 years)


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  • Name Russell John Jr. HOYLE 
    Born 19 May 1918  Dixon, Lee, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 11792 
    _UID D36D338850EA408F9D2F92DFDA46A68B92A3 
    Died 2 May 1986  Sacramento, Sacramento, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 May 1986  Citrus Heights, Sacramento, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11787  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Russell John HOYLE,   b. 30 Oct 1895, Eldena, Lee, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1979, Carmichael, Sacramento, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Lela Alta PELTON,   b. 22 Mar 1897, New Bedford, Bureau, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1984, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1917  Dixon, Lee, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:122404
    Family ID F3602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Genevieve May ELLITHORPE 
    Children 
     1. Genevieve Edith HOYLE
     2. Nancy Evelyn HOYLE
     3. Carol Elaine HOYLE
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F4521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1918 - Dixon, Lee, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 May 1986 - Sacramento, Sacramento, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 May 1986 - Citrus Heights, Sacramento, CA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      He was a Teaching Professor. He came from English and Pennsylvania Dut ch stock. His family moved from IL to Venice, CA in 1936. In order th at the sons might attend the University of California Berkeley, the fami ly moved to Oakland after Russell graduated from Pasadena Junior Colleg e. He received the Masters of Mathematics from the University of Californi a. Russell became a teacher of mathematics, and after many years on the h igh school level, he taught for the community college district, from whi ch he retired after a career that spanned forty-two years. Several form er students honored him as most influential teacher, one of whom beca me an astronaut. Russell sponsored Christian endeavor societies in his chu rches for nearly thirty years. He was a Bible teacher, and as lo ng as he lived he was in pursuit of advance studies. Because of his intere st in young people, his wife, Genevieve, chose to give his memorial fu nd to Christian Endeavor, Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship, and Quaker M eadow Youth Camp.