Leslie Brock

1919–2005 (Age 86)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Leslie

When Leslie Brock was born about 1919, in Virginia, United States, her father, Lewis Stearns Brock, was 25 and her mother, Minta Armes Rickman, was 23. She lived in Petersburg, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died before 2005, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 85.

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Lewis Stearns Brock
Minta Armes Rickman
Archer Lee Brock
Leslie Brock
?! Brock
Warren Calvin Brock
Bernard Lewis Brock

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Stearns Brock


    Minta Armes Rickman






    Warren Calvin Brock


    Bernard Lewis Brock


    ?! Brock


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 22

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .2 English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.3 English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leslie Brock in household of Lewis S Brock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie M Brock in household of Lewis S Brock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Leslie Blanks in entry for Mr Archer L Brock, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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