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Edgar Ewell Boone

Edgar Boone, 1925

Edgar Ewell Boone was born on 20 Jan 1907 in Oklahoma, the son of William and Alma Boone. He had one older sister, Thera. He graduated from Sumner High School, Kansas City, KS in 1924.

On 09 Sep 1924, he entered K-State initially studying electrical engineering, but changing to follow the general science course of study in 1925. He only attended for two semesters.

He lived in the Phi Beta Sigma Chapter House, 1020 Colorado, during his year at K-State.

The 1930 census shows Edgar Boone as an addendum to his parents household, indicating that he may not have been residing with them at the time the census was initially taken. His occupation is listed as orchestra musician. Coincidentally, there is an Edgar E. Boone of the correct age listed as a lodger in Muskogee, OK, who is also a musician. It seems probable that these refer to the same person.

Nothing is known about Edgar Boone's life beyond this point.

Sources of Information:

K-State Transcript
K-State Directory, 1924
Royal Purple, 1925
1920 Census: Kansas - Wyandotte County - Kansas City Ward 3 - District 164
1930 Census: Kansas - Wyandotte County - Kansas City - District 8
1930 Census: Oklahoma - Muskogee County - Muskogee - District 46