Leon Estral Moran

13 August 1881–7 December 1974 (Age 93)
Wise, Texas, United States

The Life of Leon Estral

Leon Estral Moran was born on 13 August 1881, in Wise, Texas, United States as the son of Josephine Huddleston. He married Lenora Pope on 27 December 1908, in Newark, Wise, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 December 1974, in Azle, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Pope Cemetery, Fairview, Wise, Texas, United States.

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Leon Estral Moran
Lenora Pope
Marriage: 27 December 1908
Lexie Mildred Moran

Spouse and Children

27 December 1908
Newark, Wise, Texas, United States


    Lexie Mildred Moran


Parents and Siblings

    Josephine Huddleston




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Móráin ‘descendant of Mórán’, a personal name meaning ‘great’, ‘large’; the stress is normally on the first syllable.2 English: variant of Morant , normally pronounced with the stress on the second syllable.3 Spanish (Morán): habitational name from places called Morán in Asturies, Galicia (Pontevedra) and Aragon (Zaragoza).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leon E Moran, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lea Maran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leon E Or Bud Moran, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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