Leon Dean Blackketter

19 March 1937–11 March 2002 (Age 65)
Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States

The Life of Leon Dean

When Leon Dean Blackketter was born on 19 March 1937, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States, his father, John Spencer Blackketter Jr, was 25 and his mother, Evelyn Pearl Reed, was 21. He married Jenny L Ciccarelli on 9 October 1959, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Glade Park, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 2002, at the age of 64.

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Leon Dean Blackketter
Jenny L Ciccarelli
Marriage: 9 October 1959

Spouse and Children

9 October 1959
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Red Rocks Amphitheatre Opens

Age 4

On June 15 1941, the only naturally occurring, acustically perfect amphitheatre of its kind in the world, was opend to visitors. It features animals, plants birds, and insects from both the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Blacketer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leon D Blackketter in household of Bruce G Reed, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leon D Blackketter, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Leon D Blacketter in the Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005

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