Leland Ellis 'Mike' Rader

20 July 1896–9 September 1969 (Age 73)
Edgewood, Siskiyou, California, United States

The Life of Leland Ellis 'Mike'

When Leland Ellis 'Mike' Rader was born on 20 July 1896, in Edgewood, Siskiyou, California, United States, his father, Charles Madison Rader, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Rader, was 26. He married Katherina in 1918, in California, United States. He lived in Edgewood Judicial Township, Siskiyou, California, United States in 1900 and Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1920. He died on 9 September 1969, in Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Leland Ellis 'Mike' Rader
Marriage: 1918

Spouse and Children

California, United States

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    Charles Madison Rader





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World Events (8)

1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 1

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

German:1. occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rat ‘wheel’. 2. ( Räder ): metonymic occupational name for a flour sifter or mill hand, from Middle High German reder ‘sieve’. 3. occasionally an occupational name from Middle Low German rader ‘adviser’. 4. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rād, rāt ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + heri ‘army’. 5. Americanized spelling of German Röder ( see Roeder ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leland Rader, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leland E Rader in household of Charles A Rader, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leland Rader in household of Charles M Rader, "United States Census, 1910"

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