LeRoy Winslow Cuyler

Male8 November 1876–

Brief Life History of LeRoy Winslow

When LeRoy Winslow Cuyler was born on 8 November 1876, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Richard Winslow Sherman Cuyler, was 33 and his mother, Emma Elisabeth Wheeler, was 25. He married Louise Elmira Wusterbarth on 8 August 1897, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1920. In 1900, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as bookkeeper in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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LeRoy Winslow Cuyler
Louise Elmira Wusterbarth
Marriage: 8 August 1897
Raymond Louis Cuyler

Sources (13)

  • Leroy Cuyler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Le Roy Cuyler, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Leroy Winslow Cuyler, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1897Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

    Age 9

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 31

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of a Dutch surname, most probably Kuiler: possibly an occupational name for a fisherman using kuilnetten, a specific type of fishing net. Alternatively, a habitational name referring to the toponym De Kuil or Ter Kuile (from kuil ‘hole, pit’; compare Verkuilen ).

    History: The Cuyler family were one of five prominent political families in Albany, NY, by the 1730s. Philip and Cornelius Cuyler provisioned militiamen during the French and Indian War.

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

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