Edward Leo Blodgett Shults

13 March 1908–23 November 1984 (Age 76)
Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, United States

The Life of Edward Leo Blodgett

When Edward Leo Blodgett Shults was born on 13 March 1908, in Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, United States, his father, Victor L. Shultz, was 38 and his mother, Clara A. Blodgett, was 26. He married Mary Olive McLaughlin on 25 June 1924, in Saint Regis, Mineral, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Township 2 Ward, Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1910 and Woodside, Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1920. He died on 23 November 1984, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Edward Leo Blodgett Shults
Mary Olive McLaughlin
Marriage: 25 June 1924
Dorothea Delia Shults
Carol Rae Schults

Spouse and Children

25 June 1924
Saint Regis, Mineral, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Glacier National Park Established

Age 2

Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schultz , or a variant spelling of the Jewish name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Shults, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward L Shults, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward L Shults in household of Victor L Shults, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.