Orville Lester Voth

4 January 1924–22 September 2008 (Age 84)
Rosthern, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of Orville Lester

When Orville Lester Voth was born on 4 January 1924, in Rosthern, Saskatchewan, Canada, his father, Johannes J Voth, was 32 and his mother, Maricha Balzer, was 28. He lived in Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Newton Township, Harvey, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 22 September 2008, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States.

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Orville Lester Voth
Helen M Voran

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 3

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German vōt ‘foot’, hence most probably a nickname for someone with some peculiarity or deformity of the foot, but perhaps also a topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

Sources (3)

  • Orville L Voth in household of John J Voth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orvil Voth in household of John H Voth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dr Orville L Voth, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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