Alvera Cox in the 1940 Census

Age 23, born abt 1917
Birthplace Missouri
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
1215 College Avenue
East St Louis,
St Clair, Illinois
Household Members   Age
Head Alice White 71
Grandson Ivan Cooper 21
Granddaughter Elizabeth Cooper 12
Lodger Alvera Cox 23
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