Russell Edward WISE[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1901 - 1961  (59 years)    Has 31 ancestors and 4 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Russell Edward WISE 
    Born 26 May 1901  Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Attorney 
    Occupation Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper publisher and editor, The Times-Gazette 
    _UID 11B087A153EF49AB8B305FF4147EDE58F579 
    Died 6 Mar 1961  Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Myocardial infarction (heart attack) 
    • Age: 59
    Buried Union City Cemetery, Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 4 Siblings 
    Person ID I527909  Waite-Humphreys Master Family Tree
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2020 

    Father Adam E. WISE,   b. 19 Dec 1868, Center Township, Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1934, Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Margaret Catherine EWALD,   b. 9 Mar 1869, Bremen, Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1956  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 31 Aug 1889  Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F509186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beulah Naomi THOMPSON,   b. 7 Jan 1902, Liberty Center, Wells County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 2007, Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1924  Huntington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Phillip Edward WISE,   b. 3 Oct 1930, Union City, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1983, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Richard WISE
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F509205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Russell Edward Wise Mail Fraud Case Newspaper Articles
    Russell Edward Wise Mail Fraud Case Newspaper Articles

    News
    Russell Edward Wise Elected President of the Indiana Democrati  Editorial Association, the Evansville (IN) Courier and Press, 23 Apr 1950
    Russell Edward Wise named president of merged newspaper Union City Times-Gazette, reported in the Evansville (IN) Courier and Press, 06 Apr 1939

  • Notes 
    • In 1938 attorney Russell Edward Wise was the General Council for the Continental Credit Corporation of Winchester. In December of that year, he and four other executives of the firm went on trial for mail fraud. The prosecution claimed that they perpetrated fraud on 125 banks and other businesses, to the tune of $1.2 million. All five were convicted of the charges against them. Wise could have received a sentence of up to 10 years in jail, but was given 1 year and a day, along with a fine of $500. Russell Edward Wise went on to become a successful attorney, publisher, and banker. In April 1939, he was named president of Union City (Indiana) Times Gazette, which resulted from a merger of two newspapers. In 1950 he was elected president of the Indiana Democratic Editors Association (he held several different offices in IDEA). Russell died in 1961 at the age of 59, of a massive heart attack. His death certificate listed contributing factors of over-weight and over-work.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] 1910 United States Federal Census, https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10132-21957899/ewald-r-wise-in-1910-united-states-federal-census (Reliability: 4).

      Ewald R Wise
      Gender: Male
      Birth: Circa 1902 - Indiana, United States
      Residence: 1910 - Plymouth Ward 3, Marshall, Indiana, USA
      Age: 8
      Marital status: Single
      Race: White
      Ethnicity: American
      Father: Adam E Wise
      Mother: Maggie C Wise
      Siblings: Lachren W Wise, Devere W Wise, Walter A Wise, Amelia C Wise
      Census: Township:Plymouth Ward 3Series:T624Image:195 County:MarshallSheet:6-B State:IndianaFamily:151 Date:1910-00-00Line:65 See household members
      Household
      Relation to head; Name; Age
      Head; Adam E Wise; 41
      Wife; Maggie C Wise; 41
      Son; Lachren W Wise; 16
      Son; Devere W Wise; 14
      Son; Walter A Wise; 12
      Daughter; Amelia C Wise; 10
      Son; Ewald R Wise; 8



    2. [S6] 1920 United States Federal Census, https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10133-125740672/russel-e-wise-in-1920-united-states-federal-census (Reliability: 4).

      Russel E Wise
      Gender: Male
      Birth: Circa 1902 - Indiana, United States
      Residence: 1920 - Marshall, Indiana, USA
      Age: 18
      Marital status: Single
      Race: White
      Ethnicity: American
      Father: Adam E Wise
      Father's birth place: Indiana, United States
      Mother: Margaret C Wise
      Mother's birth place: Indiana, United States
      Siblings: Walter A Wise, Amelia C Wise
      Census: County:MarshallSeries:T625Line:75 State:IndianaSheet:6-BImage:692 Date:1920-00-00Family:129 See household members
      Household
      Relation to head; Name; Age
      Head; Adam E Wise; 51
      Wife; Margaret C Wise; 50
      Son; Walter A Wise; 22
      Daughter; Amelia C Wise; 20
      Son; Russel E Wise; 18



    3. [S164] Cemetery Records, https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=wise&GSfn=russ&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=17&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=108245043&df=all& (Reliability: 4).

      Union City Cemetery, Union City, Randolph County, Indiana



    4. [S2] 1940 United States Federal Census, https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10053-970513331/russel-wise-in-1940-united-states-federal-census (Reliability: 4).

      Russel Wise
      Gender: Male
      Birth: Circa 1902 - Indiana, USA
      Residence: 1940 - 804 Columbia, Union, Wayne, Randolph, Indiana, USA
      Age: 38
      Residence in 1935: Same Place - 804 Columbia, Union, Wayne, Randolph, Indiana, USA
      Race: White
      Respondent: X
      Marital status: Married
      Wife: Beulah Wise
      Children: Philip Wise, Richard Wise
      Census: Incorporated place:UnionEnum. District:68-19Line:79 Township:WayneRoll:m-t0627-01089 County:RandolphFrame:00411 State:IndianaPage:3B Date:1940-00-00Family:76 See household members
      Household
      Relation to head; Name; Age
      Head; Russel Wise; 38
      Wife; Beulah Wise; 38
      Son; Philip Wise; 9
      Son; Richard Wise; 7



    5. [S289] Death Records (Reliability: 4).

      I have a copy of his death certificate in my files/RLW



    6. [S3] 1930 United States Federal Census, https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10134-167021048/russel-wise-in-1930-united-states-federal-census (Reliability: 4).
      Russel Wise<br>Gender: Male<br>Birth: Circa 1902 - Indiana, United States<br>Residence: 1930 - Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA<br>Age: 28<br>Marital status: Married<br>Race: White<br>Language: English<br>Father's birth place: Indiana, United States<br>Mother'sbirth place: Indiana, United States<br>Wife: Buela Wise<br>Census: Township:Union CityEnum. District:0020Line:3024;lt;br>Head; <a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10134-167021048/russel-wise-in-1930-united-states-federal-census?s=220748851">Russel Wise</a>; 28; <br>Wife; <a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10134-167021049/buela-wise-in-1930-united-states-federal-census?s=220748851">Buela Wise</a>; 28;

    7. [S5] 1910 United States Federal Census, https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10132-21957899/ewald-r-wise-in-1910-united-states-federal-census?s=220748851 (Reliability: 4).

      Ewald R Wise
      Gender: Male
      Birth: Circa 1902 - Indiana, United States
      Residence: 1910 - Plymouth Ward 3, Marshall, Indiana, USA
      Age: 8
      Marital status: Single
      Race: White
      Ethnicity: American
      Father: Adam E Wise
      Mother: Maggie C Wise
      Siblings: Lachren W Wise, Devere W Wise, Walter A Wise, Amelia C Wise
      Census: Township:Plymouth Ward 3Series:T624Image:195 County:MarshallSheet:6-B State:IndianaFamily:151 Date:1910-00-00Line:65 See household members
      Household
      Relation to head; Name; Age
      Head; Adam E Wise; 41
      Wife; Maggie C Wise; 41
      Son; Lachren W Wise; 16
      Son; Devere W Wise; 14
      Son; Walter A Wise; 12
      Daughter; Amelia C Wise; 10
      Son; Ewald R Wise; 8



    8. [S199] Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XXGG-1MT (Reliability: 4).
      Name: Adam E Wise
      Event Type: Marriage Registration
      Event Date: 31 Aug 1889
      Event Place: Marshall, Indiana, United States
      Gender: Male
      Marriage License Date: 30 Aug 1889
      Marriage Place: Marshall, Indiana
      Spouse's Name: Maggie C Ewalt
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Officiator's Name: William M Welch
      Additional Person's Name: D A Snyder
      Note: D A Snyder
      Number of Images: 1
      Page: 88
      GS Film Number: 001651770
      Digital Folder Number: 004476689
      Image Number: 00647
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02958-3
      Record Number: 2341
      Citing this Record
      "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XXGG-1MT : 8 December 2017), Adam E Wise and Maggie C Ewalt, 31 Aug 1889; citing Marshall, Indiana, United States, Marriage Registration, Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis; FHL microfilm 004476689.