11 April 1940 US CENSUS Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 653 Brooks Avenue Ira Wallace 54 b c 1886 in NE - no listed occupation Edna Wallace 52 b c 1888 in KS - press operator, laundry Roy R Wallace 26 b CA - aircraft mechanic Roy H Wallace 24 [= Ray] b CA - aircraft mechanic Emma M Wallace 20 b CA
The 1940 Census was taken 11 April; Ira died 15 June. One question on the census is: Was this person at work during the week March 24-30? Ira - not working that week. Edna, Roy, and Ray were working.A possible picture for Ira might be that of a person who was ill.