Leroy Elmer Wahl

Male3 December 1922–September 1986

Brief Life History of Leroy Elmer

When Leroy Elmer Wahl was born on 3 December 1922, in Spring Lake Township, Hand, South Dakota, United States, his father, Christian B Wahl, was 21 and his mother, Pauline Hehn, was 19. He died in September 1986, in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 63.

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Christian B Wahl
Pauline Hehn
Raymond Edwin Wahl
Leroy Elmer Wahl
Viola Lavina Wahl

Sources (4)

  • Elmer L Wahl in household of Christ B Wahl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leroy Wahl, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Elmer Wahl, "South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

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

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.


Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German Walhe, Walch ‘foreigner from a Romance country’, hence a nickname for someone from Italy or France, etc. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Sweden, and Denmark.

North German: from the personal name Wole, a short form of Wol(d)er (see Wahler ).

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Val, from Old Norse vathill ‘ford’, denoting shallow water, for example in a bay or strait.

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

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