William McGee

William Park McGee (1907 - 1983)

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William Park "Buzz" McGee
Born in Kansas, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 12 Dec 2018
23:21: Peggy McReynolds edited the Biography for William McGee. [Thank Peggy for this]
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William was born in 1907 in Kansas.

On September 27, 1943, Buzz enlisted at Ft. Leavenworth Kansas; "for the duration of the War or other emergency plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law." William McGee was called "Buzz" by his family during his adult life. He passed away in 1983.[1]

Research Notes

  • 1920: William Park McGee and his brother Lewis are not living with their parents in the 1920 US Census. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8H5-M5K : accessed 12 December 2018), Lulu E Mcgee in household of Arch Clay Mcgee, Kansas City Ward 14, Jackson, Missouri, United States; citing ED 232, sheet 7B, line 83, family 176, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 929; FHL microfilm 1,820,929.
  • 1925 Kansas State Census: Source has not been located for the following census quoted on Ancestry.com: 1925 Kansas state census :
Name: William McGee living in Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas; Born in Kansas about 1908; Family Number: 101; Single White Male aged 17; Son of male head of household A C McGee (aged 51) and Lulu McGee (aged 45). Other household member Lewis McGee (aged 21) is also their son.
  • Unsourced Social Security Application and Claims Index provides the following information:
Name: William Park McGee [William P McGee]
Gender: Male, Race: White
Birth Date: 2 Apr 1907
Birth Place: Springhill, Kansas [Springhill|]
Death Date: 14 Oct 1989
Claim Date: 18 May 1970
Father: Arthur C McGee
Mother: Loula M Hougland
Citizenship: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Duplicate request; evidence of identity only submitted.


  1. WW II Enlistment Record
  • "Kansas State Census, 1915," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG2D-4YH6 : 17 October 2018), William McGee in household of Clyde McGee, Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, United States; citing Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, United States, 614, 15, Kansas Historical Society, Topeka.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7QZ-P1V : accessed 12 December 2018), William Mc Gee in household of Clyde Mc Gee, Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 12, sheet 2B, line 98, family 65, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 706; FHL microfilm 2,340,441.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRK8-6TG : 14 March 2018), William P Mcgee, Ward 1, Olathe, Olathe City, Johnson, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 46-14, sheet 16B, line 54, family 448, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1237.
  • "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMF5-8RT : 5 December 2014), William P Mc Gee, enlisted 27 Sep 1943, Ft Leavenworth, Kansas, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) (http://aad.archives.gov : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 126323, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JLTL-3MD : 20 May 2014), William P Mcgee, 14 Oct 1989; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #146607176 Olathe Memorial Cemetery, Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
  • Elliott family stories.

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Images: 3
Buzz McGee on the right.
Buzz McGee on the right.

Buzz and a boy circa 1955
Buzz and a boy circa 1955

R-L; Milton, his daughter Rena, her husband Buzz McGee, Mamie (Milton's 2nd wife)
R-L; Milton, his daughter Rena, her husband Buzz McGee, Mamie (Milton's 2nd wife)


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