Leon Beynon Danks

1 March 1900–17 December 1968 (Age 68)
Lincoln, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Leon Beynon

When Leon Beynon Danks was born on 1 March 1900, in Lincoln, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Ivor Danks, was 34 and his mother, Magdelina Evans, was 28. He married Eulalia Irene Moore on 10 December 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. He died on 17 December 1968, in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.

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Leon Beynon Danks
Eulalia Irene Moore
Marriage: 10 December 1919
Thelma Danks
Betty Mae Danks
Dorothy Dolores Danks
Eulalia Jennett Danks
Mary Louise Danks
Loretta Irene Danks

Spouse and Children

10 December 1919
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 18

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Daniel . In England the name is found chiefly in Birmingham.

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

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Story Highlight

One Last Breath

Grandpa retired from his railroad job in 1968. He had worked for fifty years, and now seemed a little lost. Within a short time, he was sick with what we thought was a cold, but later developed into …

Sources (3)

  • Leon B Dauks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon B Danks in household of Thomas Danks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leon Danks in household of Thomas I Danks, "United States Census, 1910"

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