Wilbur LaRoe

25 September 1888–12 April 1957 (Age 68)
Union, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Wilbur

When Wilbur LaRoe was born on 25 September 1888, in Union, New Jersey, United States, his father, Wilbur LaRoe, was 25 and his mother, Araminta P. Sanson, was 22. He had at least 1 daughter with Bertha Jennings. He lived in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States in 1910 and Washington, United States in 1957. He died on 12 April 1957, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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Wilbur LaRoe
Bertha Jennings
Dorothy Laroe

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    Dorothy Laroe


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World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 1

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Canadian Lareau .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilbur Larue, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilbur Larae Jr. in household of Wilbur Larae, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilbur La Roe Jr., "United States Census, 1920"

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