Leslie Dwight Fry

19 February 1923–5 October 1980 (Age 57)
Manchester, Delaware, Iowa, United States

The Life of Leslie Dwight

When Leslie Dwight Fry was born on 19 February 1923, in Manchester, Delaware, Iowa, United States, his father, Fred Lewis Fry, was 32 and his mother, Evangeline Leona Briggman, was 22. He lived in Delaware, Delaware, Iowa, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 5 October 1980, in Waterloo Township, Allamakee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 57.

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 3

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly south and southwestern England): variant of Free , from the Old English byform frīg.2 English: nickname for a small person, from Middle English fry ‘small person’, ‘child’, ‘offspring’ (Old Norse frjó ‘seed’).3 Americanized spelling of German Frei , Frey .

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

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  • Leslie D Fry in household of Fred L Fry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leslie D or Les Fry, "Iowa, Buchanan County Obituaries and Cemetery Records, ca.1796-1988"
  • Leslie D Fry, "Iowa, Buchanan County Obituaries and Cemetery Records, ca.1796-1988"

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