Lee R Crittenden

2 January 1892–July 1967 (Age 75)
Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lee R

When Lee R Crittenden was born on 2 January 1892, in Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, Edward C. Crittenden, was 32 and his mother, Elma Stickler, was 26. He married Elva Ray Richardson on 23 June 1914. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died in July 1967, in Rossmoor, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Lee R Crittenden
Elva Ray Richardson
Marriage: 23 June 1914

Spouse and Children

23 June 1914

Parents and Siblings

    Edward C. Crittenden


    Elma Stickler




    Bert Crittenden


    Clarence Crittenden


    Gilbert Lloyd Critenden



    Clarence F Critenden


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

Age 6

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from Crittenden in Kent, which is named with the Old English personal name Gēðhere + Old English -ing- denoting association with + Old English denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lee Crettenden in household of Edward Crettenden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lee R Crittenden in household of Edward C Crittenden, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Lea Crittenden, "United States Census, 1920"

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