Frank Leslie Reese

14 July 1889–24 September 1957 (Age 68)
Florin, Sacramento, California, United States

The Life of Frank Leslie

When Frank Leslie Reese was born on 14 July 1889, in Florin, Sacramento, California, United States, his father, David D Reese, was 39 and his mother, Mira L Kilgore, was 31. He married Edith Hartwell in 1911, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 September 1957, in Woodland, Yolo, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Woodland, Yolo, California, United States.

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Frank Leslie Reese
Edith Hartwell
Marriage: 1911
Virginia Reese
Frank L REESE Jr
Marjorie Reese
David Hartwell Reese

Spouse and Children

Jackson, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Rīs ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder , who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance.2 North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.3 German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank L Reese, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Reese in household of David Reese, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Reese, "United States Census, 1940"

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