Leo Byrl Curry jr

24 June 1919–13 January 2013 (Age 93)
Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Leo Byrl

When Leo Byrl Curry jr was born on 24 June 1919, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States, his father, Leo Byrl Curry, was 23 and his mother, Mary Floss Buckles, was 30. He lived in Hyattsville, Prince George's, Maryland, United States in 1920. He died on 13 January 2013, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Rock Creek Cemetery, District of Columbia, United States.

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Leo Byrl Curry jr
Leonora Demaisip

Spouse and Children


    Leonora Demaisip


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Floss Buckles





    Mary Anne Curry


    James A Curry


World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra ( see Corr ).3 Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo Curry Jr. in household of Leo B Curry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo B Curry in household of Leo B Curry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leo B Curry Jr. in household of Leo B Curry, "United States Census, 1920"

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