Max Lamar Leigh

16 November 1929–11 January 1986 (Age 56)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Max Lamar

When Max Lamar Leigh was born on 16 November 1929, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Guyle Leigh, was 37 and his mother, Mable Delores Palmer, was 34. He married Carol June Nielsen on 22 April 1947, in Utah, United States. He died on 11 January 1986, in Snoqualmie, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Auburn, King, Washington, United States.

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Max Lamar Leigh
DeArmond Jerrene Torsak
Marriage: 17 February 1979

Spouse and Children

17 February 1979

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1934 · The Construction of a Reservoir

Age 5

In 1933 the funds were obtained to start building a reservoir at the Pineview site. President Roosevelt then authorized the Ogden River Project on November 16, 1935 and was supervised and fully funded under the National Industrial Recovery Act.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 16

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places (in at least sixteen counties, but especially Leigh in Lancashire) named either with the nominative case of Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’ ( see Lee ) or with lēage, a late dative form of this word ( see Lye ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Max Lamar Leigh in household of Guy Leigh, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Max Lamar Leigh in household of Guyle Leigh, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Max Leigh in household of Guy Leigh, "United States Census, 1940"

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