William Amos Leach Standing

17 August 1880–29 September 1943 (Age 63)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Amos Leach

When William Amos Leach Standing was born on 17 August 1880, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Dr William Standing, was 34 and his mother, Mary Jane Clayton, was 32. He married Stella Florence Zolman on 13 October 1917, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 September 1943, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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William Amos Leach Standing
Stella Florence Zolman
Marriage: 13 October 1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1917St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 2
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 18
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Standen .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • William Standing, "United States Census, 1940"
    • William Standing, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • William A Standing in household of Jesse J Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"

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