William Earl Leach

15 January 1925–5 March 2009 (Age 84)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Earl

When William Earl Leach was born on 15 January 1925, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Jake Leach, was 25 and his mother, Tillie Viola Marlow, was 22. He married Winifred Colleen Fore on 1 June 1943, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 5 March 2009, in Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 84.

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William Earl Leach
Winifred Colleen Fore
Marriage: 1 June 1943
Winifred Janet Leach Wilson
Deborah Ruth Leach Taylor

Spouse and Children


    Winifred Colleen Fore


1 June 1943
Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States


    Winifred Janet Leach Wilson


    Deborah Ruth Leach Taylor


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 6

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

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

English:1. occupational name for a physician, Old English lǣce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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  • Mr William Earl Leach, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mr William Earl Leach, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • William Leach in entry for Miss Winifred Colleen Fore Leach, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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