James Levi Conaway

1901–1949 (Age 47)
Blaine, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States

The Life of James Levi

When James Levi Conaway was born on 31 December 1901, in Blaine, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States, his father, John Valentine Conaway, was 47 and his mother, Charity Allen, was 41. He married Tressa Cleo Martin on 6 August 1921, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Spring Creek Township, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Silver Lake, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 6 December 1949, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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James Levi Conaway
Tressa Cleo Martin
Marriage: 6 August 1921
Donna Mae Conaway

Spouse & Children

6 August 1921
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Probably a spelling variant of Irish, Welsh, and Scottish Conway .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James L Conaway in household of John Conaway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Conaway, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • James L Conaway, "United States Census, 1930"

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