Otis Leslie Foiles

14 June 1890–30 October 1933 (Age 43)
Hamburg, Calhoun, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Otis Leslie

When Otis Leslie Foiles was born on 14 June 1890, in Hamburg, Calhoun, Illinois, United States, his father, James Lafayette Foiles, was 28 and his mother, Dora Georgeanna Nevius, was 28. He married Lorane Freda Rosa in 1917, in Hamburg, Calhoun, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kampsville, Calhoun, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 30 October 1933, in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otis Leslie Foiles
Lorane Freda Rosa
Marriage: 1917
Wilson Otis Foiles
Eva Dora Foiles
Eunice Lillian Foiles
Richard Eldon Foiles
Donald Leslie Foiles
Marvin W Foiles
Velma L Foiles
Janet E Foiles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1917Hamburg, Calhoun, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Chicago Canal
    Age 2
    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 12
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Probably English or Scottish, a topographic name for someone livingby two or more pits (see Foyle ).

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Otis L Foiles, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Otis Leslie Foiles, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Leslie Foiles in entry for Richard Eldon Foiles, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"

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