2318. George Graham McCuistion2405 was born on 7 July 1897 in Iantha, Barton County, Missouri.674,2406 The 1900 census indicates the date of birth as July 1896. He appeared in the census on 19 June 1900 in Barton City Township, Barton County, Missouri.674 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Barton City Township, Barton County, Missouri.671 In 1910 George was a Farm Laborer in Barton City Township, Barton County, Missouri.671 Although 13 years of age, George's occupation is listed as laborer in the census. He graduated High School in Liberal, Missouri. He served in the military U.S. Army World War I in Lamar, Missouri.2406,2407 George was a veteran of World War I. His Army Serial Number was 4, 276, 589. He was with the Infantry, Repl 7 at Camp McArthur, Tx until 27 September 1918. He was at the School for Bakers and Cooks, Camp McArthur, Tx until his discharge. He was a private. George lived RFD 1 in Iantha, Barton County, Missouri on 5 September 1918.2407 He appeared in the census in 1920 in Crowley County, Colorado.1437 He was educated Life Certificate in 1920 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Received B.S.C. from Kansas State Technical College. Name moved place date. After his discharge from the U. S. Army, George joined his parents in Fowler, Colorado. George was a Teacher, Carpenter, Builder. He died on 17 May 1966 at the age of 68 in Near Fredonia, Kansas.2406 George was driving a 1957 Ford, and had pulled off the highway into the entrance of the old K047 Highway, preparing to turn around. He backed into a ditch and was driving out when the car angled back off the fill and hit a concrete spillway. George McCuistion was thrown out of the car. He was buried on 19 May 1966 at Altoona Cemetery in Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas.2408 George has reference number RM 11. GKM 373 - LBM 55-351 George Graham McCuistion was active in Boy Scouting for over twenty-five years, he organized Boy Scouting in Altoona and was the recipient of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award offered for scouting leadership.
George Graham McCuistion and Floy Gladys Low were married on 20 May 1921 in Fowler, Otero County, Colorado.2409 According to her sister Francie, "Floy was courted by one of the H. S. teachers (I can't remember his name but I really liked him because he took me with them several times in his car and he always pointed out the horses along the way, calling them cows -- which I, at 3 years of age, thought was very funny) but George McCuistion, who had been her typing teacher, won her and they were married the day after she graduated. Now that I'm thinking of it, I wonder why she was sought after by the teachers!" They2409 were divorced on 24 May 1939 in Webster City, Iowa.2410 George Graham was an alcoholic, and although Floy still cared about him; she could not continue with his problem. Floy Gladys Low, daughter of Francis Perry Lowe and Elizabeth Susan Leek, was born on 5 March 1901 in Moran, Kansas.2409 She died on 5 January 1986 at the age of 84 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California.2411 Died in residence of her daughter, Betty Ann McCuistion Darling. Cause of death was: 1. Congestive Heart Failure - 3 years
Also had Renal Failure, but was not related to cause of death. Buried in Fowler Cemetery, Fowler, Colorado She was cremated on 9 January 1986 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.2411 Cremated at Chapel of the Pines, Los Angeles, California. Floy had Social Security Number 483-07-5735. She has reference number RM 12.
George Graham McCuistion-11 and Floy Gladys Low-12 had the following children:
George Graham McCuistion and Clara Maxine Doty were married on 29 April 1943 in Pittsburg, Kansas.2406 Clara Maxine Doty was born on 19 August 1921 in Peru, Kansas. She was ill with Cerebral Vascular Accident and Myocardial Infarction in April 1999 in Kansas.2412 She died on 15 January 2011 at the age of 89 in Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas. Clara has reference number RM 25.
George Graham McCuistion-11 and Clara Maxine Doty-25 had the following children: