Howard Lee McLaughlin

Brief Life History of Howard Lee

When Howard Lee McLaughlin was born on 19 March 1939, in Konawa, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Oscar Lee McLaughlin, was 59 and his mother, Flossie Irene Jones, was 25. He lived in United States for about 14 years. He died on 2 May 2020, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Lee McLaughlin
1880–1959
Flossie Irene Jones
1913–2005
Howard Lee McLaughlin
1939–2020

Sources (3)

  • Howard Lee McLaughin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Howard L McLaughlin, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Howard L McLaughlin, "United States 1950 Census"

World Events (8)

1941

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 

1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Siobhan, Aileen, Caitlin, Keane, Liam, Padric, Aine, Ciaran, Conan, Conley.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lochlainn ‘son of the Norseman’, from the personal name Lochlann ‘stranger, Norseman’, from a term denoting Scandinavia (possibly ‘land of lakes/fjords’). This was a ruling family in Ulster. See also Laughlin and compare the Scottish form McLachlan .

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

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