Leonard Frederick Smalling

29 April 1900–January 1974 (Age 73)
Frenchtown, Missoula, Montana, United States

The Life of Leonard Frederick

When Leonard Frederick Smalling was born on 29 April 1900, in Frenchtown, Missoula, Montana, United States, his father, William Benjamin Smalling, was 22 and his mother, Ida L Brown, was 20. He married Margaret Ann McLaughlin on 4 December 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Plains, Sanders, Montana, United States in 1935 and Mountain View Election Precinct, Bonner, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died in January 1974, in Greenacres, City of Spokane Valley, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Frederick Smalling
Margaret Ann McLaughlin
Marriage: 4 December 1923
Luella Margaret Smalling
Sammie Sara Smalling
Alice L Smalling
Frederick Leonard Smalling Jr.

Spouse and Children

4 December 1923
Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1906: Sanders, Montana, United States

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Schmäling ( see Schmaling ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frederic Smalling in household of Samuel Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • F Leonard Smaling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • F L Smalling, "United States Census, 1940"

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