Rodney Lewis Steele

28 January 1903–December 1987 (Age 84)
Wilmot Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rodney Lewis

When Rodney Lewis Steele was born on 28 January 1903, in Wilmot Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Clark Hollenbeck Steele, was 28 and his mother, Bertha Louise Morningstar, was 20. He married Beatrice P. Abrams on 5 October 1926. He lived in Wilmot, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Endicott, Broome, New York, United States in 1930. He died in December 1987, in Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 84.

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Rodney Lewis Steele
Beatrice P. Abrams
Marriage: 5 October 1926

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5 October 1926

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 14

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rodney Steele, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rodney Steel in household of Clark Steel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rodney L Steele in household of Clark Steele, "United States Census, 1910"

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