Winnie Catherine Leak

Iowa, United States

The Life of Winnie Catherine

When Winnie Catherine Leak was born in May 1884, in Iowa, United States, her father, Samuel Archibald Leak, was 21 and her mother, Dora L. Wolgamott, was 17. She lived in Lincoln Township, Union, Iowa, United States in 1900.

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Samuel Archibald Leak
Dora L. Wolgamott
Winnie Catherine Leak

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 29

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leake .

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

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  • Vinnie A Wolgamott in household of Lorenzo Wolgamott, "United States Census, 1900"

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