Manford Leo Whitecotton

30 March 1907–31 October 1964 (Age 57)
Gravity, Taylor, Iowa, United States

The Life of Manford Leo

When Manford Leo Whitecotton was born on 30 March 1907, in Gravity, Taylor, Iowa, United States, his father, Noah Fletcher Whitecotton, was 34 and his mother, Eugenie Harriet Van Alstine, was 29. He married Veta Elizabeth Anderson in 1930. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pine Grove, Hood River, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died on 31 October 1964, in Hood River, Oregon, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Manford Leo Whitecotton
Veta Elizabeth Anderson
Marriage: 1930
Doris Whitecotton
Lloyd Whitecotton
Lovella Whitecotton
Larry Manford Whitecotton

Spouse and Children



    Doris Whitecotton


    Lloyd Whitecotton


    Lovella Whitecotton



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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 4

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 16

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; apparently a compound of White + Cotton , but the history is obscure.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Manford Whitecotton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Manford L White in household of Cotton White, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Manford Whitecotton in household of Harriot Whitecotton, "United States Census, 1930"

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