Lawrence Edward Randa

25 March 1918–3 November 2003 (Age 85)
Shoshone, Lincoln, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lawrence Edward

When Lawrence Edward Randa was born on 25 March 1918, in Shoshone, Lincoln, Idaho, United States, his father, Nicholas Randa, was 44 and his mother, Emma Alander, was 42. He married Veda May Lee Jenkins on 25 September 1948. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Roseberry Election Precinct, Valley, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 3 November 2003, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Edward Randa
1918–2003
Veda May Lee Jenkins
1909–2007
Marriage: 25 September 1948
Larry Nicholas Randa
1947–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 September 1948
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas Randa

    Male1873–1942Male

    Female1875–1955Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1912–1974Female

    Ester Randa

    Female1912–Female

    Walter Randa

    Male1914–Male

    Male1918–2003Male

    Wiena Randa

    Female1918–Female

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Basque: reduced form of Aranda, a topographic name from aran ‘blackthorn’ + the locative suffix -da.2 French (eastern and southeastern): topographic name for someone who lived at the boundary of a territory or on the margin of a settlement.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Randa in household of Nicholas Randa, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ed Randa in entry for James A Noll, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Edward Randa, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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