Leon Rhoades Glenn

11 August 1922–28 February 2006 (Age 83)
Henry, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Leon Rhoades

When Leon Rhoades Glenn was born on 11 August 1922, in Henry, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States, his father, Thomas William Glenn, was 35 and his mother, Phoebe J. Rhoades, was 35. He married Zella Louella DeBoer on 21 March 1945, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 28 February 2006, in Hay Springs, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hay Springs, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leon Rhoades Glenn
Zella Louella DeBoer
Marriage: 21 March 1945
Terry Thomas Glenn

Spouse and Children


    Zella Louella DeBoer


21 March 1945
Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Thomas William Glenn III


    George L Glenn



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Donegal): see Glenny .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leon Glenn in household of Thomas W Glenn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon R Glenn in household of Thomas W Glenn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leon Rhodes Glenn, "Find A Grave Index"

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