Lester Martin Thoe

1914–1999 (Age 85)
Helvetia, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lester Martin

When Lester Martin Thoe was born on 6 August 1914, in Helvetia, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Martin John Thoe, was 23 and his mother, Pearl Helen Guthu, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Mildred Jeanette Sether. He died on 7 August 1999, in King, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Lester Martin Thoe
1914–1999
Mildred Jeanette Sether
1917–2005
Ronald Lester Thoe
1943–1974

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

  • Ronald Lester Thoe

    Male1943–1974Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Martin John Thoe

    Male1891–1931Male

  • Female1890–1960Female

siblings

(7)

  • Male1914–1999Male

  • Marshall Palmer Thoe

    Male1915–1934Male

  • Male1917–1985Male

  • Jenette Elizabeth Thoe

    Female1919–Female

  • Gladys Elvina Thoe

    Female1921–1921Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 5

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Lester M Thoe in household of Pearl H Thoe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester M Thoe in household of Martin J Thoe, "United States Census, 1930"

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