Lionel Leon Burnett

12 May 1905–1 September 1953 (Age 48)
Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lionel Leon

When Lionel Leon Burnett was born on 12 May 1905, in Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States, his father, John Sherman Burnett, was 24 and his mother, Mary Margaret (Magdalene) Smith, was 18. He lived in Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 1 September 1953, at the age of 48.

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Lionel Leon Burnett
1905–1953
Flossie Burnett
1904–

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: descriptive nickname from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ ( see Brown ).

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

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  • Lionel L Burnett, "United States Census, 1930"

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