Francis Poe Boyce (1909 - 1988)

Francis Poe Boyce
1909 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Francis Poe Boyce, father to 2 children, was born on November 8, 1909 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was born to Walter Albert Boyce and Ora Lillian (Dunn) Boyce, with siblings Lillian and Beatrice. He married Lillian McClure on February 3, 1934 in Mississippi and Francis died on May 11, 1988. They gave birth to David Franklyn Boyce and William Sanders Boyce. Francis died on May 11, 1988 in Memphis, Tennessee at age 78.
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Francis Poe Boyce
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Male
Gender
Francis
First name
Poe
Middle name
Boyce
Last name(s)
Unknown
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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38111
Last known residence
Francis Boyce was born on in Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri United States 63901
Birth
Francis Boyce died on in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee United States 38111
Death
Francis Boyce was born on in Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri United States 63901
Francis Boyce died on in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee United States 38111
Birth
Death
cardiac arrest
Cause of death
at Forest Hill Memorial Park Midtown, 1661 Elvis Presley Blvd, in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee United States 38106
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Unknown
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District Manager, Memphis Press-Scimitar

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Memphis Scottish Rite

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United States Navy

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Francis Poe Boyce Family Tree

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Parents:

Jul 6, 1873 - Dec 12, 1948
Jul 25, 1889 - May 3, 1960

Siblings:

Nov 11, 1913 - Dec 27, 2003
Feb 1, 1922 - Jun 11, 2011

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Francis Poe Boyce & Lillian (McClure) Boyce

February 3, 1934 - May 11, 1988
Cause of Separation: Death
MS, United States
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Oct 21, 1914 - Feb 8, 2004

Children:

Sep 4, 1940 - Unknown
1949 - Unknown

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Bill Boyce
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Francis grew up in a scouting family and attained the Eagle Scout designation. He was an avid fisherman and sportsman. He also enjoyed travel and photography.
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Francis Poe Boyce, father to 2 children, died on May 11, 1988 in Memphis, Tennessee at 78 years of age. He was buried in Forest Hill Memorial Park Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee. He was born on November 8, 1909 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was born to Walter Albert Boyce and Ora Lillian (Dunn) Boyce, with siblings Lillian and Beatrice. Francis married Lillian McClure on February 3, 1934 in Mississippi and Francis died on May 11, 1988. They gave birth to David Franklyn Boyce and William Sanders Boyce.
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1909 - 1988 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that Francis Poe Boyce was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1926, at the age of 17 years old, Francis was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1947, Francis was 38 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1956, at the age of 47 years old, Francis was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1988, in the year of Francis Poe Boyce's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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