Lester Leroy Simerson

27 May 1894–11 September 1974 (Age 80)
Medford, Taylor, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lester Leroy

When Lester Leroy Simerson was born on 27 May 1894, in Medford, Taylor, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Lorin E. Simerson, was 36 and his mother, Mayme Teggert, was 28. He had at least 2 sons with Florence MacDonald Simerson. He lived in Phillips, Price, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 11 September 1974, in Medford, Taylor, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Lester Leroy Simerson
Florence MacDonald Simerson
Donald Joseph Simerson
Richard A Simerson

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Lorin E. Simerson


    Mayme Teggert




    Blanche Simerson


    William Gordon Simerson


    Irving Loran Simerson




+2 More Children

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 13

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Simon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester Simerson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester L Simerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Simerson in household of Loren E Simerson, "United States Census, 1900"

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