Alvin Legleiter

1932–1997 (Age 64)
Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States

The Life of Alvin

When Alvin Legleiter was born on 6 May 1932, in Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States, his father, Michael A. Legleiter, was 24 and his mother, Frances F. Kreutzer, was 24. He married Delores Zimmerman on 17 September 1951, in Schoenchen, Ellis, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Big Timber Township, Rush, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1997, in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Legleiter
Delores Zimmerman
Marriage: 17 September 1951
Gerard Joseph Legleiter
Timothy J Legleiter
Eric J. Legleiter

Spouse & Children

17 September 1951
Schoenchen, Ellis, Kansas, United States


  • Gerard Joseph Legleiter


  • Timothy J Legleiter


  • Eric J. Legleiter


Parents & Siblings

  • Michael A. Legleiter


  • Female1907–1988Female



  • Rosanna J Legleiter


  • Female1931–2002Female

  • Male1932–1997Male

  • Paul Peter Legleiter


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 6

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Age 18

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

German (Austrian): status name for a feudal tenant whose land lay on sloping ground, from Middle High German lēgen (southern dialect variant of lēhen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’) + līte ‘slope’. Compare Legner , Lechner .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alvin Legleiter in household of Mike A Legleiter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alvin Legleiter in entry for Mrs Cilerina B or Sally Legleiter Kuhn, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"
  • Alvin Legleiter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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