William Oscar Lea

15 December 1906–11 August 1994 (Age 87)
Gypsum, Eagle, Colorado, United States

The Life of William Oscar

William Oscar Lea was born on 15 December 1906, in Gypsum, Eagle, Colorado, United States. He married Irma Lucia Fliam about 1933. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Election District H, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 11 August 1994, at the age of 87.

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William Oscar Lea
Irma Lucia Fliam
Marriage: about 1933
Jacquelyn Lea

Spouse and Children

about 1933


    Jacquelyn Lea


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 3

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Lee .2 Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + hardi ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Lea, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Oscar Lea, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • William O Lea, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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