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‘Most-Married” Iowan- James F. Williams


Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 7/13/2015 at 20:56:55

TELEGRAPH - HERALD, Dubuque, Ia. Jan. 23, 1953

"Most-Married” Iowan
Found Dead in His Home
CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) – Iowa’s “most-married: man, James F. Williams, 72, was found dead of a heart attack in his home Friday night.

Records are conflicting but Williams was believed to have been married and divorced 17 times. The Cedar Rapids laborer had said he was never sure of the count but friends said he may have been married more time than that.

Williams, who was single at the time of his death, was first married in 1904 and was last divorced in May 1951. He had no children.


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