Loyd W. Seaver registered for the World War I draft on 5 June 1917 in Precinct 10, Clark County, south Dakota. He was age 23, born 2 June 1894 in Gilmore City, Iowa. He was Caucasian, a natural born US citizen, with no previous military service. He resided in Clark County, south Dakota, and was employed as a farmer. He was married, with a dependent wife. He was medium height, medium build, brown eyes, light hair, with no disabilities (World War I Draft Registration Cards, database on www.ancestry.com, also on FHL Microfilm 1,877,788).