Lester Samuel Humphrey

17 August 1893–20 November 1983 (Age 90)
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Lester Samuel

When Lester Samuel Humphrey was born on 17 August 1893, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Samuel Sudbury Humpherys, was 24 and his mother, Ida May Smedley, was 21. He married Emma Wilhelmina Eck on 20 June 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States in 1935 and School District 1 Glasgow, Valley, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 20 November 1983, in Conrad, Pondera, Montana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Samuel Humphrey
Emma Wilhelmina Eck
Marriage: 20 June 1923
Evonne Humphrey
Doris Mae Humphrey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1923Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    Age 6
    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.
    Age 24
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Norman French personal name Humfrey, from ancient Germanic Hunfrid, Humfrid, composed of the elements hūn- ‘bear cub’ + frithu ‘peace’. The name was borne by a 9th-century Christian saint, bishop of Therouanne, who had a certain following in England among Norman settlers.

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Lester Samuel Humphrey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Lester Samuel Humphrey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Lester S Humphrey, "United States Census, 1930"

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