Leonard Ruben Durbin

15 March 1898–16 February 1954 (Age 55)
McDonald, Missouri, United States

The Life of Leonard Ruben

When Leonard Ruben Durbin was born on 15 March 1898, in McDonald, Missouri, United States, his father, James Abslum Durbin, was 27 and his mother, Anna Laura Boswell, was 26. He married Charlotte Deloma Poole on 31 January 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Buffalo Township, McDonald, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Shoal Creek Township, Newton, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 February 1954, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 55.

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Leonard Ruben Durbin
Charlotte Deloma Poole
Marriage: 31 January 1921
Theodore Joseph Durbin

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31 January 1921


    Theodore Joseph Durbin


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

French: patronymic from the personal name Urbain, a vernacular form of Urbanus ( see Urban ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reuben L Durbin in household of James Durbin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leonard Durbin in household of James A Durbin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lenard R Durbin in household of Jas A Durbin, "United States Census, 1900"

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