Ted Cressy Liston

1886–1964 (Age 78)
Pleasant Plains, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ted Cressy

When Ted Cressy Liston was born on 13 July 1886, in Pleasant Plains, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, his father, Albert Lawrence Liston, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Susan Baines, was 26. He married Louise Marie Reid on 2 April 1914. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Garden City, Finney, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 23 July 1964, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States.

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Ted Cressy Liston
Louise Marie Reid
Marriage: 2 April 1914
Lois Liston
Joan Liston
Paul Liston
Jean Lou Liston

Spouse & Children

2 April 1914


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Essex, so named from the Old English personal name Lissa (probably a pet form of Lēofsige; see Livesay 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Scottish: habitational name from places in West Lothian and Midlothian, which probably have the same origin as in 1. This surname is also found in Ireland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ted C Liston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ted Liston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cussie A Listan in household of Albert Listan, "United States Census, 1900"

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