John Lee Turner Jr

1888–1948 (Age 60)
Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Lee

When John Lee Turner Jr was born on 3 March 1888, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Lee Turner Jr, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Louise Finehout, was 19. He died on 25 February 1948, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Jennings, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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John Lee Turner Jr
1862–1930
Sarah Louise Finehout
1868–1960
John Lee Turner Jr
1888–1948

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1904

Age 16

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

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

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