Leo Willard Billingsley

1 August 1910–14 January 1982 (Age 71)
Henry, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Leo Willard

When Leo Willard Billingsley was born on 1 August 1910, in Henry, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, Calvin Willard Billingsley, was 30 and his mother, Mary Vella Winschell, was 20. He married Blanche Ann Albrecht on 30 September 1949, in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. He lived in Conda Election Precinct, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1998. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 14 January 1982, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Leo Willard Billingsley
Blanche Ann Albrecht
Marriage: 30 September 1949

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30 September 1949
Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 10

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Billingsley, from Old English Billingeslēah, probably ‘clearing (Old English lēah) near a sword-shaped hill’ ( see Bill ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo W Billingsley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leo W Billingsley in household of Calvin W Billingsley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Les W Billingsley in household of Calvin W Billingsley, "United States Census, 1930"

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