Lenora Sue Waneta Gregg

21 January 1921–1953 (Age 31)
Moville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lenora Sue Waneta

When Lenora Sue Waneta Gregg was born on 21 January 1921, in Moville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, her father, George Walter Gregg, was 28 and her mother, Lottie Alvina Israel, was 25. She married Henry McKnight on 3 March 1939, in Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States. She lived in Sloan, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 32.

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Henry McKnight
Lenora Sue Waneta Gregg
1921–1953
Marriage: 3 March 1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 March 1939
Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States

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World Events (8)

1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 1

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931

Age 10

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: from a short form of Gregory .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lenor Mcknight in household of Walter Gregg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lenora J Gregg in household of Walter G Gregg, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Lenora W Gregg in household of George W Gregg, "United States Census, 1930"

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