Lafayette Oswald Noller

1 February 1895–7 March 1974 (Age 79)
Meridian Township, Clinton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lafayette Oswald

When Lafayette Oswald Noller was born on 1 February 1895, in Meridian Township, Clinton, Illinois, United States, his father, Louis John Noller, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Olive Speiser, was 32. He married Blanche Alta Quick on 12 May 1916. He lived in Shattuc, Clinton, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 7 March 1974, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sandoval, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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Lafayette Oswald Noller
Blanche Alta Quick
Marriage: 12 May 1916

Spouse and Children

12 May 1916

Parents and Siblings




    Arthur Louis Noller


    Edwin Fred Noller



    Fannie Noller


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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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
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

German (also Nöller) and Dutch: occupational name for a needle maker ( see Nadler ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lafe Noller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lafe Noller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lafayette Nollar, "United States Census, 1920"

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