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Warren Roe

Birth: He was born around 1920 in Nebraska.  

Family Information: Son of Ben Roe and Florence (Roe) Hamel.

Brother of Robert, Walter, Frances and Lucille Roe.

His father later married Mary Halahan and he became step-brother of Joe Blackshear.

His mother later married Alfred Hamel and he became step-brother of Margaret Hamel.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History:

Clipping from the Llano Colonist dated May 6, 1933.
Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated May 6, 1933.

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: In September 1931 one hundred fifty sacks of beans and peas were picked in the forenoon by a volunteer crew of men, women and children. The crowd gathered a little after 7 am and was divided into different crews to look after different fields; by 11:30 the job was done. Volunteers included: Killian, Butts, Lloyd, Baldwin, Waters, Doc Williams, Quentin, Fred Busick, Roscoe Busick, Byron Busick, Vivian Busick, Graves, Webb, John Allred, Melvina Hullinger, Fred Levan, Goeke, Eldred, Tom Farrell, Claud Allred, Earl Swenson, Mackie, Frank Collins, George Collins, Boydelatour, Cleve Campbell, Mr. Caves, Clarence Long, Harry Rennick, Dee Kurtz, Pittman, Edminster, Walter Fread, Clarence Fread, Mrs. Herron, Woodruff, J.W. Gilbert, H.M. Wood, Winegar, Bert Moore, Lindwall, Ole Synoground, Rohr, Carnahan, Hoens, Mrs. Wooley, John Neill, Robert Roe, Warren Roe, Nesnow, Bartrum and B. Stevens

Other Info: He was often part of the program at the theater in 1929.

In May 1931 Miss Daisy Brown trained some dozen children to take parts in a little playlet called "The Census Taker" including Joe Blackshire as the father and Rachel Valleau as the mother; Blen Still played the census taker and the children were played by Jeanette Wooley, Ellen Jernberg, Iris Busick, Ernest Ogden, Bill Ogden, Andrew Parson, Liljean Corbett, Warren Roe, Leola Bays, Rozella and Quentin Quipp.

In 1932 he played the violin in the newly organized Junior Orchestra which was being organized and taught by Fred Hamel.  

Post-Colony History:  

Death:  

Sources: "Vernon Parish Democrat": February 28, 1929; "Llano Colonist": May 30, 1931, September 5, 1931, December 10, 1932, April 15, 1933; US Census: 1930  


Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated April 15, 1933.
 

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