When Elgin Lawrence Lester was born on 3 July 1908, in Penokee, Graham, Kansas, United States, his father, Luther Lester, was 28 and his mother, Pearl Bell Stancliff, was 26. He married Rita Berjetta Sickels on 5 July 1926, in Smith Center, Smith, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lane, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Eugene Election Precinct 1, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 16 March 2001, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.
English: habitational name from Leicester, which is recorded as Ligeraceastre in the 10th century. The placename derives from an Old English folk name Legore ‘the dwellers by the river Legor (a lost river name)’ + Old English ceaster ‘city, Roman fortification’.
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.
English and Scottish: variant of Lister .
In September of 1919 Elgin was invited to to to a fair in Animas City, Colorado by Flip Shallis a neighbor boy, two years older. Having no money to pay his own way and it being a school day, his fath …