Leon Fredrick Fager

1 May 1916–11 November 1986 (Age 70)
Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States

The Life of Leon Fredrick

When Leon Fredrick Fager was born on 1 May 1916, in Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Fager, was 38 and his mother, Bessie Viven Kariger, was 26. He married Thelda Iona Simmons on 27 September 1941, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Custer, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Southeast Gooding Election Precinct, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 11 November 1986, in Oroville, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oroville, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leon Fredrick Fager
Thelda Iona Simmons
Marriage: 27 September 1941
Leon Fager Jr
Phyllis Laraine Fager

Spouse and Children

27 September 1941
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States


    Leon Fager Jr


    Phyllis Laraine Fager


Parents and Siblings




    Leonard David Fager


    Donald Charles Fager


    Wilma May Fager


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 11

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: ornamental name or from a byname meaning ‘handsome’, ‘beautiful’.2 German: nickname for a handsome person, from the Old High German fagar ‘fair’, ‘pretty’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leon F. Fager, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leon Fredrick Fayer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leon D Fager in household of Charles Fager, "United States Census, 1930"

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