Lee Roy Spear

26 November 1888–10 January 1917 (Age 28)
Burrton, Harvey, Kansas, United States

The Life of Lee Roy

When Lee Roy Spear was born on 26 November 1888, in Burrton, Harvey, Kansas, United States, his father, Orlin Wilham Spear, was 37 and his mother, Martha J. Schuchman, was 29. He died on 10 January 1917, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Orlin Wilham Spear
1851–1925
Martha J. Schuchman
1859–1932
Frank Leslie Spear
1876–1959
Owren Rodolphas Spear
1878–1965
Irene Delila Spear
1879–1973
Orlin Nelson Spear
1881–1960
Elmer Lawrence Spear
1883–1933
Lee Roy Spear
1888–1917
Ethel May Spear
1891–1892
Johnnie Spear
1895–1910
Mable Estelle Spear
1897–1980

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English spere ‘spear’, hence a nickname for a tall, thin person, or else for a skilled user of the hunting spear. In part it may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spears

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

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