Bernice Gladys Louise Lenius

20 May 1921–29 October 1985 (Age 64)
Frazee, Becker, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Bernice Gladys Louise

When Bernice Gladys Louise Lenius was born on 20 May 1921, in Frazee, Becker, Minnesota, United States, her father, Frank August Lenius, was 47 and her mother, Hazel Una Manross, was 32. She married Alfred Phillips on 4 January 1948. She lived in Oxford Township, Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 29 October 1985, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Alfred Phillips
Bernice Gladys Louise Lenius
Marriage: 4 January 1948

Spouse and Children

4 January 1948

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 6

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 17

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

German or Dutch: Latinized (masculine) form of the metronymic Lehn, from the female personal name Magdalene ( see Maudlin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernice Lenius, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"
  • Bernice Lenius, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"
  • Bernice Lenius, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"

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