Fred Leroy Sherwood

8 July 1886–9 June 1951 (Age 64)
Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Fred Leroy

When Fred Leroy Sherwood was born on 8 July 1886, in Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States, his father, James Charles Sherwood, was 24 and his mother, Emaline Shorer, was 25. He lived in Shoal Creek Township, Newton, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 9 June 1951, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States, at the age of 64.

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Fred Leroy Sherwood
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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 6

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scīr ‘shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’.2 Americanized form of some Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred L Sherwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fre* L Sherwood in household of Emaline Sherwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred Leroy Sherwood, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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