Leo Richard Zellers

2 November 1893–23 February 1969 (Age 75)
Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana, United States

The Life of Leo Richard

When Leo Richard Zellers was born on 2 November 1893, in Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana, United States, his father, John H Zellers, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Ann Johnson, was 34. He married Elizabeth Ethel Wiseman on 18 April 1918, in Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Clinton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 23 February 1969, in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Winamac Cemetery, Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana, United States.

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Leo Richard Zellers
Elizabeth Ethel Wiseman
Marriage: 18 April 1918
Dorothy Elizabeth Zellers

Spouse and Children

18 April 1918
Crown Point, Lake, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John H Zellers





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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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Zeller with the addition of -s, typical of changes in the U.S.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo R Zellers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leo R Zellers in household of John Zellers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leo R Zellers, "United States Census, 1920"

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