Samuel Thomas Leeper

1916–1989 (Age 72)
Wayne, Missouri, United States

The Life of Samuel Thomas

When Samuel Thomas Leeper was born on 2 April 1916, in Wayne, Missouri, United States, his father, George T Leeper, was 42 and his mother, Victoria Piles, was 27. He lived in Mill Spring, Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1920 and St. Francois Township, Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 27 February 1989, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lemay, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George T Leeper
Victoria Piles
Samuel Thomas Leeper
Frona B Leeper
George Leeper Jr.
William Hugh Leeper

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1874–1947Male

  • Victoria Piles




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 15

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. from Middle English le(a)pere, an occupational name for a basket maker (from Old English lēap ‘basket’). 2. occupational name or nickname for a dancer, runner, or courier (Old English hlēapere).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel T Leafur in household of George T Leafur, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel T Leeper in household of George T Leeper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Leeper, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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