Leo Wand

22 June 1899–29 March 1944 (Age 44)
Leonard, Shelby, Missouri, United States

The Life of Leo

When Leo Wand was born on 22 June 1899, in Leonard, Shelby, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph John Wand, was 39 and his mother, Harriett Winget, was 43. He married Anna Jane Muriel Austin on 21 August 1924, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 29 March 1944, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 44.

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Leo Wand
Anna Jane Muriel Austin
Marriage: 21 August 1924

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21 August 1924
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 5

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 13

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: perhaps a nickname for a shy or short-sighted person, from Old English wand ‘mole’. Compare Want .2 German: occupational name for a weaver or cloth cutter, from a reduced form of Middle High German gewant ‘cloth’, ‘garment’. Compare Wander 2.3 German: topographic name from Middle High German want ‘wall’, ‘steep rock’, ‘precipice’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo Wand in household of Joseph Wand, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leo Wand, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo Wand, "United States Census, 1940"

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