LeRoy Wallace Taylor

20 February 1918–29 September 2007 (Age 89)
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of LeRoy Wallace

When LeRoy Wallace Taylor was born on 20 February 1918, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, Leroy Franklin Taylor, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Andrew Napier, was 18. He married Jane Lee Anderson on 25 January 1940, in Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 29 September 2007, in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

LeRoy Wallace Taylor
1918–2007
Jane Lee Anderson
1922–2007
Marriage: 25 January 1940
Carolyn Jean Taylor
1943–2014
Mary Kathleen Taylor
–2022
Bonnie Taylor Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1940Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.
    Age 5
    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
    1942 · The Japanese American internment
    Age 24
    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

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Tayloe
    Schneider
    Tayler
    Tailor

    Sources (19)

    • Leroy Wallace Taylor, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Leroy Wallace Taylor, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Leroy Wallace Taylor, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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