Leon Hudson Surran

Male1905–19 March 1987

Brief Life History of Leon Hudson

When Leon Hudson Surran was born in 1905, in Cross Keys, Monroe Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, his father, Elmer Surran, was 21 and his mother, Alma V. Kammer, was 17. He had at least 2 daughters with Edna Mae Collins. He lived in United States in 1949 and Williamstown, Deptford Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States in 1950. He died on 19 March 1987, in Williamstown, Monroe Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 82.

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Leon Hudson Surran
Edna Mae Collins
Evelyn Surran
Virginia Surran

Sources (8)

  • Leon Surran, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leon Surran in entry for Alma Virginia Surran, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
  • Leon Surran, "United States Census, 1940"

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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.


Age 6

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.


Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, John Patrick, Siobhan, Aisling, Bridie, Caitlin, James Patrick, Keelin, Liam, Seamus, Shamrock, Tadhg.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corráin or Ó Corraidhín ‘descendant of Corraidhín’, a personal name from a diminutive of corradh ‘spear’. Compare Corr .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic from Mac Corraidhín, ‘son of Corraidhín’, with the same personal name as 1 above. According to Woulfe, this family was a branch of the Uí Fhiachrach, who originated in Sligo but were predominantly located in Leitrim by the end of the 16th century.

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

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