Don Leroy Foster

9 December 1929–5 January 1963 (Age 33)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Don Leroy

When Don Leroy Foster was born on 9 December 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Leroy Mabey Foster, was 20 and his mother, Polly La Vaun Harrison, was 21. He married Beth Worthen on 7 May 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 5 January 1963, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Don Leroy Foster
1929–1963
Beth Worthen
1930–2018
Marriage: 7 May 1948

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World Events (8)

1931
Age 2
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo
Age 2
Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1941
Age 12
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Forster .2 English: nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’).3 Jewish: probably an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames, such as Forster .

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

Possible Related Names

Forster
Forster

Sources (18)

  • Don Foster in household of Leroy Foster, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Don L Foster, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Don Leroy Foster, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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