Samuel Leslie Hughes

24 October 1915–23 September 1995 (Age 79)
Galvin, Lewis, Washington, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Leslie

When Samuel Leslie Hughes was born on 24 October 1915, in Galvin, Lewis, Washington, United States, his father, Patrick Hughes, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Jane Hornbeck, was 44. He married Evelyn Mary Fuerstenau on 10 May 1945, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Grays Harbor, Washington, United States in 1930 and Hanaford Election Precinct, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 23 September 1995, in Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Samuel Leslie Hughes
Evelyn Mary Fuerstenau
Marriage: 10 May 1945
Leslie "Paul" Hughes
Patricia Mae Hughes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1945Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1916 · Boeing Aircraft
    Age 1
    The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 22
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Samuel L Hughes in household of Patrick Hughes, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Samuel Leslie Hughes, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Samuel L Hughes, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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