Benjamin E Mays in the 1940 Census

Age 44, born abt 1896
Birthplace South Carolina
Gender Male
Race Negro
Home in 1940
1114 Lamont
District of Columbia, District of Columbia
Household Members   Age
Head Benjamin E Mays 44
Wife Sadie G Mays 39
Lodger Amos Ryce 27
Lodger's Wife Emma B Ryce 23
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