Ray W Leaverton

Brief Life History of Ray W

When Ray W Leaverton was born on 13 June 1895, in Van Meter, Dallas, Iowa, United States, his father, Aaron Nathan Leaverton, was 30 and his mother, Mary Louella Garoutte, was 32. He married Opal Ida Cline on 7 June 1924, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 5 May 1964, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States.

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Ray W Leaverton
1895–1964
Opal Ida Cline
1907–1994
Marriage: 7 June 1924
Richard Ray Leaverton
1925–2010

Sources (25)

  • Ray Leverton, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Ray Leaverton, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Ray Leaverton, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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

English: variant of Leverton .

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

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