Lester Bertram Poole

30 March 1896–5 February 1972 (Age 75)
Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lester Bertram

When Lester Bertram Poole was born on 30 March 1896, in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Avery Beauford Poole, was 35 and his mother, Lillian Hepzibah Clisbee, was 26. He lived in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 February 1972, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 75.

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 2

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

1 Southern English: variant spelling of Pool 1.2 Possibly an Americanized form of German Puhl or Pfuhl(e) ( see Pool 4).

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

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  • Lester B Poole, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester B Poole, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester B Poole, "United States Census, 1920"

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