Levi Preston Blatter

Brief Life History of Levi Preston

When Levi Preston Blatter was born on 14 December 1916, in Ammon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, William Lincoln Blatter, was 33 and his mother, Olga Vollenweider, was 23. He married Etta June Kent on 3 May 1941, in Arlington, Virginia, United States. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1938 and lived in Chinook, Blaine, Montana, United States in 1930 and College Park, Prince George's, Maryland, United States for about 1 years. He died on 8 August 1984, in Bellevue, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Sunset Hills Memorial Park, Bellevue, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Preston Blatter
1916–1984
Etta June Kent
1920–1994
Marriage: 3 May 1941

Sources (19)

  • Levi P Blatter, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Levi Preston Blatter, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Levi Preston Blatter, "Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1917

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Ernst, Erwin, Ewald, Fritz, Lothar.

South German and Swiss German:

topographic name for someone who lived on a plateau, from Middle High German plate, blate ‘flat surface, plateau’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Story Highlight

My Life Story------ (part 1)- Our time in Ammon Idaho by Levi Preston Blatter-

At the urging of my family and in compliance with the wishes of the church, i shall attempt to record a few incidences from my life which might be of interest to my family and perhaps others. My Fath …

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