Raymond Arnold Latour

Raymond Arnold Latour

Male 1906 - 1974  (67 years)

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  • Name Raymond Arnold Latour  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 Dec 1906  Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 3 Feb 1907  St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1930  [6
    Hardware Store Clerk 
    Occupation 1940  Evangeline Title and Abstract, Co., Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Abstractor 
    Milit-Beg 8 Apr 1942  Jacksonville Army Air Field, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Milit-End 15 Nov 1945  [7, 9
    Occupation 1953 
    Sugar cane factory in New Iberia, La. 
    Died 14 Jan 1974  Veterans Administration Hospital, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Buried 16 Jan 1974  Le Vieux Cimetière, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I59  LaZeut
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2019 

    Father Jules Arthur Latour,   b. 20 Jun 1877, Ville Platte, St. Landry (Evangeline) Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1953, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Sophia Sylvestre,   b. 2 Sep 1880, Pont de Baillon, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1958, Ardoin Sanitarium, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1899  Pont de Baillon (Debaillon’s Bridge), St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13, 14
    • at the old Sylvestre family home
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Iris Mary Spencer,   b. 24 May 1918, West Hampstead, Middlesex (London), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 2009, Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1943  Church of the Sacred Heart, Quex Road, Kilburn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 15
    Children 
     1. M.E. Latour
    +2. I.M. Latour
    +3. C.M. La Tour
    +4. R.A. Latour, Jr.
    +5. E.S. Latour
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1906 - Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 3 Feb 1907 - St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Dec 1943 - Church of the Sacred Heart, Quex Road, Kilburn, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 1974 - Veterans Administration Hospital, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jan 1974 - Le Vieux Cimetière, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Spencer: Iris Spencer and Raymond Latour Wedding.
    Spencer: Iris Spencer and Raymond Latour Wedding.
    Jack Lafleur, Frank Millachip, Raymond Latour, Iris Spencer, Lucy Debenham, and Grace (Millachip) Spencer.

    Documents
    Latour: Raymond Arnold Latour 1907 Baptismal Record (1943 transcript)
    Latour: Raymond Arnold Latour 1907 Baptismal Record (1943 transcript)
    Transcript of Baptismal Record of the 3 February 1907 baptism of Raymond Arnold Latour at the St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, Louisiana. Also provides birth date and location, and names of parents, sponsors, and officiating priest. Photostat.
    Latour: Raymond Latour, Sr. 1979 Obituary
    Latour: Raymond Latour, Sr. 1979 Obituary
    Newspaper obituary of Raymond Latour, Sr. that appeared in the Ville Platte Gazette (Ville Platte, Louisiana) on 17 January 1974.

    Headstones
    Gravemarker: Latour, Raymond A. (1906-1974) and Iris Spencer (1918-2009)
    Gravemarker: Latour, Raymond A. (1906-1974) and Iris Spencer (1918-2009)
    Gravemarkers of Raymond Arnold Latour (d. 14 Jan 1974) and his wife Iris Mary Spencer (d. 26 Jul 2009).
    Plot: Section 3, Part F

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Southwest Louisiana Records Volume 38 (1906) , Rev. Donald J. Hébert, compiler, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 1993), p. 506.

      LATOUR, Raymond Arnold (Arthur & Sophey SYLVESTER) b. 16 Dec. 1906 (Opel. Ch.: v.8. p.78)

    2. [S446] Spencer-Latour Family Tree, Iris Mary Spencer Latour, compiler, (Ville Platte, Louisiana: unpublished, 1977).

    3. [S221] Latour Family Research, Raymond Latour and Anna Belle Latour, compilers, (Ville Platte, Louisiana: unpublished, 1997 and earlier).

    4. [S4656] Baptism: Latour, Raymond Arnold, (St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, Louisiana, "Book of Records, Volume XI," p. 78, baptism of Raymond Arnold Latour: transcribed 13 October 1943).

    5. [S2689] Louisiana, First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945, (FamilySearch: Selective Service System, National Archives and Records Administration, Fort Worth, Texas).

    6. [S155] U.S. Census, 1930, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    7. [S638] Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, (Ancestry: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C.).

    8. [S211] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry: National Archives, College Park, Maryland).

      Height: 65
      Weight: 131

    9. [S1975] U.S. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, (Ancestry: National Archives, Atlanta, Georgia and Ft. Worth, Texas).

    10. [S2359] Death Certificate: Latour, Raymond Arnold.

      Immediate Cause of Death: Bronchopneumonia

      Other Significant Conditions: Arthritis, rheumatoid, generalized; idiopathic pleural effusion

    11. [S415] Obituary: Latour, Raymond, (The Gazette. Ville Platte, Louisiana, 17 January 1974, p. 1-6: accessed 24 October 2018).

    12. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 83176366.

    13. [S4655] Wedding Invitation: Latour, Arthur and Sophia Sylvestre, (1899).

    14. [S16] Southwest Louisiana Records, CD (1750-1900), Rev. Donald J. Hébert, compiler, (Rayne, Louisiana: Hébert Publications, 2001).

      LATOUR, Arthur (Emile & Cora ROY) m. 28 Dec. 1899 Sophie SYLVESTRE (VP Ch.: v.6, p.52)

      SYLVESTRE, Sophie (Edmond & Hermina DEVILLE) m. 28 Dec. 1899 Arthur LATOUR (VP Ch.: v.6, p.52)

    15. [S1058] England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2008, (FindMyPast).

      Civil Registration event: Marriage

      Name: SPENCER, Iris M
      Registration district: Hampstead
      County: London
      Year of registration: 1943
      Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
      Spouse's last name: Latour
      Volume no: 1A
      Page no: 1171

      Name: LATOUR, Raymond A
      Registration district: Hampstead
      County: London
      Year of registration: 1943
      Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
      Spouse's last name: Spencer
      Volume no: 1A
      Page no: 1171


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