William Levi Grantham

1904–1967 (Age 62)
Coleman, Texas, United States

The Life of William Levi

When William Levi Grantham was born on 4 December 1904, in Coleman, Texas, United States, his father, Rufus Marion Grantham Sr., was 45 and his mother, Mary Ann McReynolds, was 36. He died on 1 May 1967, in Florence, Pinal, Arizona, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States.

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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, of uncertain origin. The final element is Old English hām ‘homestead’; the first may be Old English grand ‘gravel’ or perhaps a personal name Granta, which probably originated as a byname meaning ‘snarler’. See also Graham .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levi Grantham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Levi Grantham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Levi Grantham in household of Rufus M Grantham Sr., "United States Census, 1920"

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