Ernest Leaverton

Male25 March 1894–29 January 1973

Brief Life History of Ernest

When Ernest Leaverton was born on 25 March 1894, in Van Meter, Dallas, Iowa, United States, his father, Aaron Nathan Leaverton, was 29 and his mother, Mary Louella Garoutte, was 31. He married Winnie Jane Wight on 4 October 1924, in Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jamaica, Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1951 and Jefferson, Greene, Iowa, United States in 1971. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 29 January 1973, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Luther, Boone, Iowa, United States.

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Ernest Leaverton
Winnie Jane Wight
Marriage: 4 October 1924
Arlene Luella Leverton

Sources (22)

  • Ernest Leaverton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ernest Leaverton, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Ernest Leaverton, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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  • Marriage
    4 October 1924Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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

    Age 19

    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

    Age 22

    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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