Edwin Leonard Buchanan

–4 August 1917
Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Edwin Leonard

Edwin Leonard Buchanan was born in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States as the son of Wilbert Allen Buchanan and May Evelyn Bingham. He died on 4 August 1917, in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Wilbert Allen Buchanan
1874–1949
May Evelyn Bingham
1884–1956
Norma Buchanan
1912–1912
Edwin Leonard Buchanan
–1917
George Wilbert Buchanan
1920–2001
James Wilson Buchanan
1924–1986

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Buchanan, a place near Loch Lomond, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the canon’.

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

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