Lenton Jack Childress

20 February 1905–30 April 1985 (Age 80)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Lenton Jack

When Lenton Jack Childress was born on 20 February 1905, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Hartsel Arthur Childress, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Hales, was 24. He lived in Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, United States for about 15 years and Justice Precinct 7, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 30 April 1985, in Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Midway Cemetery, Midway, Polk, Texas, United States.

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Lenton Jack Childress
Donna Earline Lane
Jack Douglas Childress
Donna Earline Childress
Bertie Louise Childress

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    Clyde Claude Childress


    Luther Childress






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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.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 1

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lenton Childress, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lenton Childress, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lenton Childers in household of Hartsel H Childers, "United States Census, 1910"

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