Arkle Melvin Lile

20 January 1905–14 July 1985 (Age 80)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Arkle Melvin

When Arkle Melvin Lile was born on 20 January 1905, in Kansas, United States, his father, Philip Wesley Lile, was 38 and his mother, Emma Jane Wooderson, was 30. He died on 14 July 1985, in Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Scholls, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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Arkle Melvin Lile
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    Orpha Lile


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 6

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French del isle ‘of the island’, or a habitational name from the common French place names Lisle or Lille, all derived from Old French isle (Latin insula) ‘island’.2 French: habitational name from the city of Lille, Nord (see 1).

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

Sources (3)

  • Arkle M Lile in household of Philip W Lile, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arkle Lisle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arkle M. Lile, "Find A Grave Index"

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