Lester Victor Faler

8 April 1902–26 December 1950 (Age 48)
Pinedale, Sublette, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Lester Victor

When Lester Victor Faler was born on 8 April 1902, in Pinedale, Sublette, Wyoming, United States, his father, Vincent Eugene Faler, was 28 and his mother, Emma Lillian Winn, was 20. He married Maria Ethel Wilhelm on 7 November 1937. He lived in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Election District 6, Fremont, Wyoming, United States in 1920. He died on 26 December 1950, in Thermopolis, Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Pinedale, Sublette, Wyoming, United States.

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Lester Victor Faler
Maria Ethel Wilhelm
Marriage: 7 November 1937

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7 November 1937

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 6

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of German Pfahler, Pfähler from Middle High German pf¯l ‘stake’, ‘post’, an early loan word from Latin palus. It was a topographic name for someone who lived near a post marking the village boundary, or just outside a city wall; or alternatively an occupational name for a postmaker.2 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Fehler .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lester V Faler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester V Faler in household of Vincent E Faler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Faler in household of Vinsent Faler, "United States Census, 1910"

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