Leo Charles Green

1 November 1903–23 May 1953 (Age 49)
Greenfield, Greene, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leo Charles

When Leo Charles Green was born on 1 November 1903, in Greenfield, Greene, Illinois, United States, his father, Phillip Green, was 28 and his mother, Nora Ann Scoggins, was 26. He married Norma Elfrida Wahl on 26 September 1936, in Madison, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Greene, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Rockbridge Township, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 23 May 1953, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Leo Charles Green
Norma Elfrida Wahl
Marriage: 26 September 1936
Norman Leo Green
Bessie Anne Green

Spouse and Children

26 September 1936
Madison, Madison, Illinois, United States



    Bessie Anne Green


Parents and Siblings

    Phillip Green


    Nora Ann Scoggins




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 1

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo C Green in household of Frank P Mcquerry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leo C Green in household of Wilbur Carmedy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo Green, "United States Census, 1940"

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