The United States Enters World War I


 
 

When war erupted on the European continent in 1914, the United States attempted to remain neutral 
and was a proponent for the rights of neutral states. The United States did enter World War I on April 6, 1917.

 
 

Records of the the Manatee County Exemption Board
The following men were called into service by the United States, and were not exempted or discharged:

 
A - G

Adams, Willie David
Albritton, Reuben L.
Anderson, Geoffrey C.
Austile, Jesse
Austin, John
Baker, Cecil L.
Blackburn, Spencer S.
Blecha, Carl
Bradley, Alfred M.
Branthoover, Floyd F.
Brown, Charley
Butler, Doc
Chenault, Stephen L.
Cobb, Neal
Coleman, Walter
Cram, Alanson H.
Davis, Claude
Davis, Wilson
Dowd, James L.
Drymon, William
Durrance, Louis A.
Elam, Will
Everton, T. Z. B.
Futch, Albert
Gaddy, Oscar
Gadsen, Willie
Gainey, Maxie
Goodrum, William
Goodwin, Arthur Jr.
Graham, David
Guess, Carl Eugene
Guthrie, James L.
 

H - O 

Hall William N.
Hall, Vannie
Harris, Thomas
Harrison, Clarence Mays
Heard, Fleming
Hebble, Richard
Hendrix, Detwiller
Hicks, Lloyd M.
Hightower, Marsellos
Hodgecock, Neal H.
Holley, Alfred C.
Houston, Arthur
Howard, Andrew
Howell, William O.
Hunter, Gus Lee
Jennings, Edgar
Johnson, John
Johnson, Whit H.
Jones, Sam
Kitt, James
Lacey, Franklin T.
Lavender, John L.
Lumpkin, Jesse
Lytle, Grover C.
Mann, Roy E.
Mariner, Mellie
Mathews, Fred
Mays, Preston
McDuffee, William
Merrion, Sam Burton
Mitchell, Loyal
Morgan, Ed
Netherway, Edmond S.
Oakman, Clark L.
Owens, Wilbur Wile
 

P - Y

Parvin, Robert C.
Payne, Hollis V.
Preston, Whiting H.
Price, Henry W.
Rannells, William B.
Raulerson, Kever M.
Reaves, Edmund
Richardson, Oscar
Rigby, William F. Jr.
Robinson, George A.
Rogers, John
Searson, G. B.
Skinner, Owen
Smith, Luther
Smith, Will
Smith, William A.
Swilley, Sam
Tallant, Walter M.
Thomas, Lem
Tinsley, Claude A.
Underhill, Richard
Vaugh, C. R.
Webb, Elisha
Webb, R. T.
Wiggins, Henry L.
Williams, Anthony
Williams, Fletcher
Williams, Louis
Wilson, Gilbert L.
Wingate, Joseph C.
Wrede, Willie
Wright, Fred
Wyatt, Mark E.
Young, Fred
 

Manatee River Journal   September 16, 1917