William Otis BEESE
- Born: 19 Feb 1893, Lisbon, Franklin Twp, Linn Co, IA
- Died: Abt 1918, World War 1 about age 25
1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids city: W. O. Beese of 1421 - 6th Ave, Cedar Rapids; 21; Cutter Overall factory; 2 yrs high school; b. IA; parents b. OH; United Brethren; married.
(Note: Was the "married" a mistake, since no wife was listed?)
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: William Otis Beese; 24; resided 514 2nd Ave. E., Cedar Rapids, IA; b. Feb. 19, 1893 in Lisbon, IA; truck driver for Star Laundry, 509 - 4th Ave, Cedar Rapids; single; in US Navy 4 yrs as seaman.
WORLD WAR I -"Honor Roll, Linn Co, Iowa. An Illustrated Biography", p. 462: Wm. Otis Beese, Lisbon, IA.