Lester Elmer Therien

3 June 1889–19 November 1959 (Age 70)
Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lester Elmer

When Lester Elmer Therien was born on 3 June 1889, in Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Therien, was 27 and his mother, Ella Boudreau, was 18. He married Rose E Harrison on 24 October 1912, in Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States. He lived in Palo Alto Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Santa Cruz Judicial Township, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1940. He died on 19 November 1959, in Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Lester Elmer Therien
Rose E Harrison
Marriage: 24 October 1912

Spouse and Children

24 October 1912
Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Therien


    Ella Boudreau




    Emma Therien



    William Wilber Therien


    Paul Richard Therien Sr.


    Mae Mabel Therien


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Terrien .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester E Therien in household of James C O'Roake, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester E Therien, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Therien in household of Charles Therien, "United States Census, 1900"

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