William Louis Culpepper Jr.

Male, #20922, (26 May 1925 - 2 Sep 1993)
Father-Ado0*William Louis Culpepper M.D. (27 Sep 1889 - 22 Nov 1978)
Mother-Ado0*Alice Gomash (c 1899 - )
Birth*26 May 1925 William was born at Illinois on 26 May 1925.1,2 
Employment* William's occupation: radio announcer. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William was listed as a son in William Louis Culpepper M.D.'s household on the 1930 Census at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.1 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(First Marine Division, Pacific. Fought on Guadalcanal, Pellelu and Tulagi.) 
Death of Father22 Nov 1978 His father William Louis Culpepper M.D. died on 22 Nov 1978 at Athens, McMinn Co., Tennessee.3,4 
Death*2 Sep 1993 He died at San Diego, San Diego Co., California, on 2 Sep 1993 at age 68.2 
Biography* According to John William Culpepper in a 27 Apr 1993 letter, William Louis Culpepper, Jr. was adopted by William Louis Culpepper and Alice and he "served in the First Marine Division in the Pacific during WW II, and fought on Guadalcanal, Pellelu and Tulagi. His last location in the late 1940s was either in Oregon or the state of Washington working as a radio announcer." 


ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Feb 2010


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    National Archives Film T626_424
    Chicago, Cook Co., IL, ED 238, Page 12B
    William C. Culpeper, Head, 40, md @ 33, TX/US/TX, Physician/GP
    Alice M. Culpeper, Wife, 31, md @ 24, MI/Canada-French/WI
    William L. Culpepper, Son, 5, IL/TX/MI.
  2. State of California Department of Health Services / Center for Health Statistics, compiler, California Death Index, 1940-1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    William Louis Culpepper, M, 26 May 1925, Illinois, 2 Sep 1993, 68Yrs, Mother's maiden name=Gomash.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  4. E-mail written 8 Dec 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Phyllis Strotheide Culpepper (#20924), e-mail address.
  5. E-mail written 8 Feb 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Stuart Hynson Culpepper (#61123), e-mail address.