Albert Leonard Luce

2 January 1894–23 December 1926 (Age 32)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Albert Leonard

When Albert Leonard Luce was born on 2 January 1894, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David L. Luce, was 21 and his mother, Emma J. Van Tassel, was 24. He married Florence "Floss" M Stevens on 25 August 1914, in Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. He died on 23 December 1926, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 32.

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Albert Leonard Luce
Florence "Floss" M Stevens
Marriage: 25 August 1914

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25 August 1914
Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 9

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire and South Wales):1. most probably from the Norman personal name Luce (a vernacular form of Latin Lucia or Lucius). This is generally a female name, although male bearers are found in France. It was borne by a young Sicilian maiden and an aged Roman widow, both of whom were martyred under Diocletian and are venerated as saints. 2. Alternatively, the surname may be a variant of Lewis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Rittall in household of Pamelia Rittall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert L Luce in household of William C Morton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert L Luce in household of David L Luce, "United States Census, 1910"

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