3 May 1881–2 August 1960 (Age 79)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Leo B.

Leo B. DRURY was born on 3 May 1881, in Illinois, United States. He married Anna B Whitney on 12 September 1903, in Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Libertyville, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 2 August 1960, in Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Diamond Lake Cemetery, Diamond Lake, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Anna B Whitney
Marriage: 12 September 1903
Ruth Drury

Spouse and Children

12 September 1903
Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States


    Ruth Drury


World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 21

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English (Norman) and French: nickname from Old French druerie ‘love’, ‘friendship’, a derivative of dru ‘lover’, ‘friend’ ( see Drew 3). In Middle English the word also had the concrete meanings ‘love affair’, ‘love token’, ‘sweetheart’.2 English (Norman) and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German triuwa ‘truth’, ‘trust’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.3 Irish (County Roscommon): English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Druaidh ‘son of the druid’. Compare Drew 6.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo Drury, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leo Drury, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leo Drury, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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