Le Roy Kurt Max Finster

1928–2010 (Age 82)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Le Roy Kurt Max

When Le Roy Kurt Max Finster was born on 18 January 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Max Herman Finster, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Gretel Anna Jaschke, was 25. He married Georgia Lou Simpson on 6 January 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in South Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 18 December 2010, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Le Roy Kurt Max Finster
1928–2010
Georgia Lou Simpson
1930–1971
Marriage: 6 January 1948

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1948
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 3

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.
1950

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German finster ‘dark’, ‘gloomy’, or Yiddish fintster(Middle High German vinster). The name may have referred to a person's habitual character, or it may have been acquired as a result of some now irrecoverable anecdote.

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy Finster in household of Karl Finster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Finster in household of Max Finster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Finster in entry for Margaret Anna Knighton Jaschke Finster, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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