ERNEST JACOB BINDER
Ernest Jacob Binder was born at home January 9, 1922 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Louis Jacob Binder and Florence Louise Harris. Ernest was the only child of this marriage. See the entire Binder family here.
By 1930, the family had moved to Tulsa where Louis was employed at ?????. In January 1940, Ernest's parents divorced. Ernest remained with his father and it is believed that Florence eventually left the Tulsa area, moving to Michigan. Ernest attended Central High School and graduated in 1940.
On November 26, 1942 in Tulsa, Oklahoma , Ernest married Mildred Rae Bean, a 17 year-old high school student from Tulsa. The following summer Ernest enlisted in the Army and served ?????? The couple divorced September 19, 1949.
Two months later, on November 19, 1949, Ernest married Wanda Clem Hill in Washington County, Arkansas. The couple married again on March 25, 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (It is possible the 1st marriage was not valid, having occurred only 2 months after Ernest's divorce.) To this union two children were born: Nancy Jean and Michael J. Wanda had been married twice before and, as Ernest would learn years later, had a daughter.
Ernest, Wanda and the children lived on ?? acres in Inola, Oklahoma. On January 5, 1966, the couple were divorced.
On July 23, 1966, Ernest married Evelyn Mae (Thompson) Moore in Creek County, Oklahoma. Evelyn had daughter Debbie and sons Jim and Kevin from her previous marriage whom grew close to Ernest after the couple wed. Ernest and Evelyn lived in Tulsa, eventually purchasing a home at ???? where they would reside for the rest of their lives.
Ernest died in Tulsa on September 1, 2005, in the loving and peaceful presence of his children Nancy and Michael. His remains were cremated and their location is unknown, however they are believed to have been scattered with those of his wife, Evelyn, following her death in 2011.
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Quick links for Ernest Jacob Binder:
- Parents: Louis Jacob Binder, Florence Louise Harris
- Birth certificate; birth certificate correction filed February 1942
- Birth announcement, Shawnee Morning News, Wednesday
January 11, 1922, pg. 3, col. 6
- Spouse: Mildred Bean, Wanda Hill, Evelyn Moore
- Marriage license: Mildred, Wanda (Tulsa), Evelyn Thompson
- Divorce records: Mildred (petition, decree), Wanda (decree)
(note: divorce records are in zip files)
- Children: Nancy, Michael
- Death Certificate
- Findagrave.com online memorial
- Photos and miscellaneous