August Emil Lenius

17 July 1904–9 June 1985 (Age 80)
Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States

The Life of August Emil

When August Emil Lenius was born on 17 July 1904, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, his father, Emil Otto Lenius, was 22 and his mother, Johanna Strehlow, was 28. He married Marian Cathleen Dalton on 21 April 1928, in Winnebago, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Rockford Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 9 June 1985, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park, Winnebago, Illinois, United States.

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August Emil Lenius
Marian Cathleen Dalton
Marriage: 21 April 1928
Willard August Lenius

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    Marian Cathleen Dalton


21 April 1928
Winnebago, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German or Dutch: Latinized (masculine) form of the metronymic Lehn, from the female personal name Magdalene ( see Maudlin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • August E Lenius, "United States Census, 1940"
  • August Lenius, "United States Census, 1930"
  • August Lenius in household of Emil Lenius, "United States Census, 1920"

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