Lewis Gordon Bassett

22 September 1902–June 1976 (Age 73)
New York, United States

The Life of Lewis Gordon

When Lewis Gordon Bassett was born on 22 September 1902, in New York, United States, his father, Charles H. Bassett, was 36 and his mother, Mabel Clara Velsey, was 32. He had at least 2 sons with Katherine Estella Buckley. He lived in Halfmoon, Saratoga, New York, United States for about 10 years and Mechanicville, Saratoga, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died in June 1976, in Schaghticoke, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Schaghticoke, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Gordon Bassett
Katherine Estella Buckley
Allen H. Bassett
Richard C. Bassett

Spouse and Children


    Katherine Estella Buckley




Parents and Siblings

    Charles H. Bassett


    Mabel Clara Velsey




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 15

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: from Old French basset, a diminutive of basse ‘low’, ‘short’, either a nickname for a short person or a status name for someone of humble origins.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lewis Bassett in household of Charles H Bassett, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Louis G Bassett in household of Charles Bassett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lewis G Bassett, "United States Census, 1940"

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