Leon Rhett Morrow

16 November 1897–July 1979 (Age 81)
Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Leon Rhett

When Leon Rhett Morrow was born on 16 November 1897, in Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States, his father, Scott Alexander Morrow, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Frances Rhett, was 26. He married Kate B. Davis in 1916. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in United States in 1949 and Donna, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1950. He died in July 1979, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Leon Rhett Morrow
1897–1979
Kate B. Davis
1898–1970
Marriage: 1916
William Scott Morrow
1917–1990
Jimmy Leon Morrow
1919–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1916
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
    Age 4
    Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of McMorrow .Americanized form of French and Walloon Moreau and of French Morin .

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

    Possible Related Names

    McMorrow
    Murrow

    Sources (9)

    • Leon Marrow in household of Scott A Marrow, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Leon Rhett Morrow, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
    • Leon Morrow, "United States Census, 1930"

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