Leon Michael Gisclair

MaleNovember 1905–March 1974

Brief Life History of Leon Michael

When Leon Michael Gisclair was born in November 1905, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Leon Michel Gisclair, was 29 and his mother, Lorenza Marie Vegas, was 26. He had at least 1 son with Mozana Marie Cantrelle. He lived in Ward Ten, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in March 1974, in Lafourche, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Galliano, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States.

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Leon Michael Gisclair
Mozana Marie Cantrelle
Raleigh Gisclair

Sources (5)

  • Leon Gisclair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leon Gisclair, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Leon Gisclair in entry for Raleigh Joseph Gisclair, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.


Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Antoine, Clovis, Gaston, Jean Marie. Irish Murphy, Patrick James.

Altered form of French Gisclard: habitational name from a place so named in Tarn.

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

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