Leslie Raymond McCorkell

24 July 1893–29 January 1989 (Age 95)
Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, United States

The Life of Leslie Raymond

When Leslie Raymond McCorkell was born on 24 July 1893, in Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph Leonard McCorkell Jr, was 24 and his mother, Ida May Keech, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Morgan on 28 February 1919, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Big Sioux Township, Union, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 29 January 1989, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Raymond McCorkell
Mary Elizabeth Morgan
Marriage: 28 February 1919
Donald Leslie Mccorkell
Lenora McCorkell

Spouse and Children

28 February 1919
Vigo, Indiana, United States


    Donald Leslie Mccorkell




    Lenora McCorkell


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

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 Irish: variant spelling of McCorkle .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lesly R Mccarrell in household of Joseph L Mccarrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leslie Mccorkell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Mccorkell, "United States Census, 1940"

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