Lester Snearly

28 November 1894–1968 (Age 73)
Clark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lester

When Lester Snearly was born on 28 November 1894, in Clark, Illinois, United States, his father, Walter Snearly, was 24 and his mother, Margret Alice Adamson, was 22. He had at least 1 daughter with Minnie May Hart. He lived in Yale, Jasper, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Grandville Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in 1968, at the age of 74, and was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois, United States.

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Lester Snearly
Minnie May Hart
Betty May Chesser

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    Betty May Chesser


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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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
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

Possibly English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lester Snearly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lister Snirley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Snearley, "United States Census, 1940"

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