Arthur Boyd Letteer

1894–1974 (Age 80)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Arthur Boyd

When Arthur Boyd Letteer was born on 15 September 1894, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Challrus Cabrell Letteer, was 21 and his mother, Lillian A Holloway, was 29. He married Jennie Amanda Benshoff on 15 June 1913, in Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Briar Creek, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Salisbury Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1930. He died in November 1974, at the age of 80.

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Arthur Boyd Letteer
Jennie Amanda Benshoff
Marriage: 15 June 1913
Challrus Addison Letteer
Howard Samuel Letteer
Raymond Charles Letteer
Fay E Letteer
Vivian P Letteer
Gladys M Letteer
Ruth Letteer
James David Letteer Sr.

Spouse & Children

15 June 1913
Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Male1914–2004Male

  • Howard Samuel Letteer


  • Raymond Charles Letteer


  • Fay E Letteer


  • Vivian P Letteer


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered form of French Métier, from métier, Old French mestier ‘official responsibility’, ‘duty’, ‘calling’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an official of some kind.

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

Sources (3)

  • Arthur B Letteer in household of Chullrabe C Letteer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arthur Letteer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur Letteer, "United States Census, 1930"

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