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Emma Louise Langley was born in Henderson, KY, the daughter of Harry S. and Emma Louise Guynn Langley. The family is enumerated in the 1930 U.S. Census when they were living in Henderson. When they were enumerated in the 1940 U.S. Census, the family had moved to Terre Haute, IN. Emma's father was a fireman in an iron foundry.
Emma L. Langley Garvin divorced her husband and took back her maiden name. After her military service, she lived in Indianapolis, IN, where she was employed as an accounting clerk at the U.S. Army Finance and Accounting Center.
Emma Louise Langley died in Indianapolis and is buried in the Highland Lawn Cemetery in Terre Haute.
Sources: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File in Ancestry; Emma Louise Langley at Find A Grave; Indiana Death Certificate, State #93-032004 (Ancestry); and "Obituaries: Emma Louise Langley," The Indianapolis Star, 8/11/1993, p. 58.
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“Garvin, Emma Louise Langley,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 25, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004513.
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