Leonard C (Dick) Lanier

12 October 1906–16 September 1964 (Age 57)
Sneads, Jackson, Florida, United States

The Life of Leonard C (Dick)

When Leonard C (Dick) Lanier was born on 12 October 1906, in Sneads, Jackson, Florida, United States, his father, Charles Wilton Lanier, was 39 and his mother, Ada Frances McDaniel, was 31. He married Eula Irene Owens on 3 January 1933, in Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States. He died on 16 September 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in Grand Ridge, Jackson, Florida, United States.

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Leonard C (Dick) Lanier
Eula Irene Owens
Marriage: 3 January 1933

Spouse and Children

3 January 1933
Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Wilton Charles Lanier



    Wilton Lanier




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 8

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 French, Dutch, and English: occupational name for someone involved in the wool trade, from an agent derivative of Old French la(i)ne ‘wool’.2 French and Dutch: occupational name, with the definite article, for a pack driver, from French âne ‘ass’, ‘donkey’ (Latin asinus).3 French and Dutch: nickname for a falconer, from Old French lanier, lenier, a kind of falcon.

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

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  • L C Lanier, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • L C Lanier, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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