Lionel O Tougas

11 October 1905–11 April 1974 (Age 68)
Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lionel O

When Lionel O Tougas was born on 11 October 1905, in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States, his father, Edward J Tougas, was 29 and his mother, Delia Odile Brousseau, was 26. He lived in Long Lake Township, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 11 April 1974, in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States.

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Edward J Tougas
Delia Odile Brousseau
Frank A Tangas
Lillian E Tangas
Lionel O Tougas
Maurice E Tangas

Parents and Siblings



    Frank A Tangas


    Lillian E Tangas



    Maurice E Tangas


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 1

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Variant of French Tougard, from a personal name composed of the Old Norse personal name þórr, the name of the god of thunder in Scandinavian mythology ( see Thor ), + gard ‘manor’ (cognate with English yard and garden).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lionel O Tangas in household of Edward Tangas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lionel O. Tougas, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"
  • Lionel O Tougas, "Find A Grave Index"

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