Joseph Theroux

28 February 1891–3 April 1982 (Age 91)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Theroux was born on 28 February 1891, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Louis Théroux, was 28 and his mother, Philomene Vaillancourt, was 23. He married Leah Marie Quesnel on 12 February 1917, in Terrebonne, Red Lake, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Red Lake Falls Township, Red Lake, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Red Lake Falls, Red Lake, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 3 April 1982, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Red Lake Falls, Red Lake, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Theroux
1891–1982
Leah Marie Quesnel
1895–1983
Marriage: 12 February 1917
Clinton Theroux
1918–2005
Rita Rose Marie Theroux
1919–2014
Reba Theroux
1920–
Eva Mae Theroux
1921–2007
Marvin Theroux
1923–
Barbara Theroux
1924–
Jeanne Marie
1925–1926
Paul Theroux
1927–
Dorothy Theroux
1931–
Mark Theroux
1934–1934
Gary Jean Theroux
1938–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1917
Terrebonne, Red Lake, Minnesota, United States
children

(11)

    Male1918–2005Male

    Rita Rose Marie Theroux

    Female1919–2014Female

    Reba Theroux

    Female1920–Female

    Eva Mae Theroux

    Female1921–2007Female

    Marvin Theroux

    Male1923–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1862–1956Male

    Philomene Vaillancourt

    Female1867–1941Female

siblings

(19)

+14 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 2

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1915 · Home of the Federal Reserve Bank for the Ninth District

Age 24

The first building for the Federal Reserve bank in Minneapolis was completed in 1915 and was a peculiar structure. It had no windows on the lower walls close to the street and later, a small skyscraper was added to the top. It was created to serve the states of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and the northern parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. Even though it covers a wide area, it serves the smallest population base of the entire reserve system. Today the Federal Reserve is housed in three buildings that are housed a few blocks away from each other.

Name Meaning

Southern French (Théroux): of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name for someone living by ‘the wells’, from a plural variant of Occitan théron ‘well’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joe Theroux, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Theroux, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Theroux, "United States Census, 1930"

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