John Pleasant Routon

13 November 1904–7 July 1963 (Age 58)
Catahoula, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of John Pleasant

When John Pleasant Routon was born on 13 November 1904, in Catahoula, Louisiana, United States, his father, Tolbert Arthur Routon, was 36 and his mother, Elvira Kirby, was 32. He married Elise Lorene Mc Killips about 1930, in Catahoula, Louisiana, United States. He lived in Police Jury Ward 6, Catahoula, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Police Jury Ward 5, Catahoula, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 7 July 1963, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Harrisonburg Cemetery, Harrisonburg, Catahoula, Louisiana, United States.

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John Pleasant Routon
Elise Lorene Mc Killips
Marriage: about 1930

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 2
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers
Age 2
A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
Age 16
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Rowton .

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

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Sources (4)

  • John Routon in household of K A Routon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Routon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John P Routon in household of Tolbert A Routon, "United States Census, 1910"

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