Leonard Leroy Telford

1920–2013 (Age 93)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Leonard Leroy

When Leonard Leroy Telford was born on 14 March 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Telford, was 35 and his mother, Charlotte Lucinda Rock, was 35. He married Leona Marie Vandenakker on 14 March 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 25 May 2013, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Leroy Telford
1920–2013
Leona Marie Vandenakker
1922–2013
Marriage: 14 March 1940
Marilyn Marie Telford
1942–1944

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 March 1940
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 3

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): not, as its form would imply, a habitational name, even though there is a place in Shropshire so called, but a variant of Telfer , assimilated to the pattern of habitational names in -ford. The Shropshire place is a new town, named after the celebrated Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford ( 1757–1834 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

My Homes

MEMORIES OF MY CHILDHOOD HOMES During my childhood there were six different homes and locations involved. The first was the home where I was born in Eureka, Utah. The family moved to Salt Lake City …

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard L Telford in household of Robert Telford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leonard L Talford in household of Robert Talford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leonard Leroy Telford, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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