Dallas Leo Boone

29 November 1894–March 1964 (Age 69)
Pleasant Grove Township, Greenwood, Kansas, United States

The Life of Dallas Leo

When Dallas Leo Boone was born on 29 November 1894, in Pleasant Grove Township, Greenwood, Kansas, United States, his father, James William Boone, was 27 and his mother, Anna Marie Luwisa Windel, was 22. He married Gladys Theresa Bohn on 14 April 1915. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in March 1964, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States.

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Dallas Leo Boone
Gladys Theresa Bohn
Marriage: 14 April 1915
Wanda Marie Boone
James Robert Boone
Leota Irene Boone
Gilbert Myrrl Boone

Spouse and Children

14 April 1915


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): from a nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’. Compare Bone 1.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Bohon in La Manche, France, of obscure etymology.3 Dutch: from Middle Dutch bone, boene ‘bean’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bean grower or a nickname for a man of little importance (broad beans having been an extremely common crop in the medieval period), or possibly for a tall thin man (with reference to the runner bean).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dallas Boon in household of James Boon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dallas L Boone in household of James W Boone, "United States Census, 1900"

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