Leroy Lausten

1906–1994 (Age 87)
Clifton, Iroquois, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leroy

When Leroy Lausten was born on 19 May 1906, in Clifton, Iroquois, Illinois, United States, his father, James Lausten, was 27 and his mother, Edna, was 40. He died on 8 February 1994, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

James Lausten
1878–1941
Edna
1866–1908
George Lausten
1899–1900
Lorraine Lausten
1900–
George Lausten
1902–
Frances Lausten
1904–
Leroy Lausten
1906–1994

Parents & Siblings

  • James Lausten

    Male1878–1941Male

  • Edna

    Female1866–1908Female

siblings

(5)

  • George Lausten

    Male1899–1900Male

  • Lorraine Lausten

    Female1900–Female

  • George Lausten

    Male1902–Male

  • Frances Lausten

    Female1904–Female

  • Male1906–1994Male

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1929

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

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

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