Lindel R Douglas

15 November 1913–8 March 1992 (Age 78)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lindel R

When Lindel R Douglas was born on 15 November 1913, in Illinois, United States, his father, Ernest J Douglas, was 35 and his mother, Fleda Roller, was 24. He married Rita B Frasco on 13 June 1940, in Spring Valley, Bureau, Illinois, United States. He died on 8 March 1992, in his hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Morton, Tazewell, Illinois, United States.

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Lindel R Douglas
Rita B Frasco
Marriage: 13 June 1940

Spouse and Children

13 June 1940
Spring Valley, Bureau, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Fleda Roller




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 12

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of the various places called Douglas from their situation on a river named with Gaelic dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + glas ‘stream’ (a derivative of glas ‘blue’). There are several localities in Scotland and Ireland so named, but the one from which the surname is derived in most if not all cases is 20 miles south of Glasgow, the original stronghold of the influential Douglas family and their retainers.

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

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  • Lindel R Douglas in entry for Rita B Douglas, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Lindel Douglas, "Illinois, Tazewell County, Obituary Card Index from the "Pekin Times", 1914-2007"
  • Lindell R Douglas, "Find A Grave Index"

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