Lester James Leeson

23 September 1886–13 November 1938 (Age 52)
Freedom, La Salle, Illinois

The Life of Lester James

When Lester James Leeson was born on 23 September 1886, his father, James Joseph Leason, was 24 and his mother, Ida Eletta Brown, was 24. He died on 13 November 1938, in Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 52.

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Lester James Leeson
Florence Luella Wilson

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Joseph Leason


    Ida Eletta Brown




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 Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 14

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northamptonshire): metronymic from Leece 1.

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

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  • Lester James Leeson, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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