Leslie Vern Sutton

1928–1955 (Age 26)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Leslie Vern

When Leslie Vern Sutton was born on 9 October 1928, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Leslie Birum Sutton, was 27 and his mother, Ruth Marie Straight, was 22. He married June Beryl Soderquist about 1948, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States. He lived in Sand Springs City, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Red Fork Township, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 14 February 1955, in Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 26.

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Leslie Vern Sutton
June Beryl Soderquist
Marriage: about 1948

Spouse & Children

about 1948
Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Leslie Birum Sutton


  • Ruth Marie Straight




World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Ambassador Bridge Complete

Age 1

The Ambassador Bridge is a suspension bridge across the Detroit River that connects Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Construction finished on November 6 and shortly became the busiest international boarder in North America in terms of trade volume. When it was completed, it was the longest suspended central span bridge in the world and held that record until 1931 with the construction the George Washington Bridge in New York.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 9

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English sūð ‘south’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leslie Sutton in household of Leslie Sutton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leslie Sutton, Jr in household of Leslie Sutton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leslie V Sutton, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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