Leon Lohcar Pailles

1900–1978 (Age 78)

The Life of Leon Lohcar

Leon Lohcar Pailles was born on 14 January 1900, in Mexico as the son of Leon Pailles and Amy Brisuela. He married Frances LeSassier Percy on 10 April 1926, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He lived in Ward Eight, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in January 1978, in Metairie, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saint Francisville, West Feliciana, Louisiana, United States.

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Leon Lohcar Pailles
Frances LeSassier Percy
Marriage: 10 April 1926

Spouse & Children

  • Male1900–1978Male

  • Frances LeSassier Percy


10 April 1926
Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Leon Pailles


  • Amy Brisuela




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 4

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Age 23

United States recognizes Obregón government.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French paille ‘straw’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered straw or used it to make hats or mattresses. It may also have been a nickname for someone with straw-colored hair.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Leon Pailles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon Pailles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lohcar Pailles, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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