Leonard Albert Hole

19 August 1894–20 October 1969 (Age 75)
Patterson Township, Darke, Ohio, United States

The Life of Leonard Albert

When Leonard Albert Hole was born on 19 August 1894, in Patterson Township, Darke, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry A. N. Hole, was 60 and his mother, Ida Belle Wise, was 21. He married Ruth A. Riggin on 24 August 1918, in Miami, Ohio, United States. He died on 20 October 1969, in Franklin, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75.

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Leonard Albert Hole
Ruth A. Riggin
Marriage: 24 August 1918

Spouse and Children

24 August 1918
Miami, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Jacob McKinley Hole



    Delare Deeter


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southwest England): topographic name for someone who lived by a depression or low-lying spot, from Old English holh ‘hole’, ‘hollow’, ‘depression’.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the dative singular or indefinite plural form of Old Norse hóll ‘round hill’, ‘mound’.3 Shortened form of Dutch van (den) Hole, a habitational name from the common place name Hol, meaning ‘hollow’, ‘depression’, ‘valley’, or a topographic name from the same term.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard A Hole in household of Jacob S Wise, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leonard Hole, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Leonard A. Hole, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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