Lester Melvin Leuty Sr

1916–2001 (Age 85)
Edmonds, Snohomish, Washington, United States

The Life of Lester Melvin

When Lester Melvin Leuty Sr was born on 6 April 1916, in Edmonds, Snohomish, Washington, United States, his father, Harry Earl Leuty, was 23 and his mother, Ethel L. Skinner, was 25. He had at least 1 son with Dorothy Mae Anderberg. He lived in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1930 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. He died on 15 August 2001, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Lester Melvin Leuty Sr
1916–2001
Dorothy Mae Anderberg
1919–1955
Lester Melvin Leuty Jr
1936–1990

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1892–1965Male

  • Ethel L. Skinner

    Female1891–1942Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Fort Lewis is Established

Age 1

Fort Lewis military base was established in 1917, in Tacoma, Washington. It was named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It used to be one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the US. In February 2010, it merged with McChord Air Force Base. 
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 24

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German: Americanized form of Lüthy ( see Luthi ).2 English: variant of Laity .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lester M Leuty in household of Ethel L Culwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Lenty in household of Harry E Lenty, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester M Leuty, "United States Census, 1940"

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