Maurice Joseph LANDRIN, born on May 11, 1896, is 13 years old when his mother dies in 1909.
In 1917, he was listed to take part in the First World War (Calls for flags). Under the ID number 3,647,086, he is incorporated as a second class soldier in Company E of the 8th infantry of the 8th division. On October 20, 1918 at the port of Hoboken in New Jersey, he embarks on the boat called Princess Matoika. Upon his return, he will embark in Brest on the USS Agamemnon, on September 17, 1919. This boat will berth at the port of Hoboken on September 26, 1919.(see his name on the passenger list for each of the boats mentioned above)
A month later, on October 29, 1919, he marries Clara Barton Cramer (Civil status certificates for this family). The couple live in Redondo in 1920. Maurice Joseph is a furniture designer (census of 1920). Their two children are born in different municipalities in the county of Los Angeles:
- Maurice Joseph Jr III on March 24, 1920 in Hawthorne. Following the Joseph LANDRIN dynasty.
- Shirley Ann on November 14, 1924 at Hermosa Beach.
In 1930, they move back to Hawthorne where they would stay (censuses of 1930, 1935, 1940). In 1942, Mauritius is listed to participate in the Second World War (see registration cardcarte). Clara dies on February 5, 1957 at the age of 59. Maurice Joseph will remarry in the 1960s with Opal Jeanette THORNTON, widow of Harold Dean SPAULDING. Maurice Joseph dies on January 18, 1970 at the age of 74. Opal Jeanette dies on February 25, 1999 at the age of 96.