Leo LeRoy Gardner

21 March 1885–28 January 1959 (Age 73)
Salem, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Leo LeRoy

When Leo LeRoy Gardner was born on 21 March 1885, in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Heber Gardner, was 28 and his mother, Mary Artemisia Higgins, was 20. He married Helen Melissa Callister on 3 April 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to California, United States in 1930 and lived in Spanish Fork Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States in 1925. He died on 28 January 1959, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo LeRoy Gardner
Florence Pardoe
Marriage: 16 May 1917
Donald Earl Gardner
Rulon Pardoe Gardner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1917Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    Age 14
    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.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 21
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name from Middle English gardener ‘gardener’, Old French gardinier, jardinier.Americanized form (translation into English) of German Gärtner or Gartner and French Desjardins .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Honolulu Savings and Loan

    Leo Gardner started the first savings and loan company in the Hawaiian Islands .It is called Honolulu Savings and Loan. His partner was George Knapp. He was a great businessman. He made a great deal o …

    Sources (50)

    • Leo Leroy Gardner in entry for Leroy Davis Gardner, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Leo Leroy Gardner, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Leo Leroy Gardner, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"

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