Doris Lefly

Brief Life History of Doris

When Doris Lefly was born on 25 December 1878, in Ohio, United States, her father, David Lefly, was 31 and her mother, Dinah Rosenthal, was 26. She married Samuel Wolf on 17 June 1901, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1935 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 1966, in Temple City, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Samuel Wolf
1860–1936
Doris Lefly
1878–1966
Marriage: 17 June 1901
Harold Wolf
1903–1944
Janet Dorothea Wolf
1909–1995

Sources (15)

  • Doris Wolf in household of David W Golin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris Wolf, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Dorris Lefly, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Variant of Lemley .

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

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