Ray W Leaverton

13 June 1895–5 May 1964 (Age 68)
Van Meter, Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life 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
Opal Ida Cline
Marriage: 7 June 1924
Richard Ray Leaverton

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    Opal Ida Cline


7 June 1924
Iowa, United States


    Richard Ray Leaverton


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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 spelling of Leverton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray Leverton, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Ray Leaverton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ray Leaverton, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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