Leslie Leroy Youngmon

Brief Life History of Leslie Leroy

When Leslie Leroy Youngmon was born on 4 May 1915, in White, Brookings, South Dakota, United States, his father, Wesley Benjamin Youngmon, was 52 and his mother, Lucinda Aretta Knight, was 43. He had at least 1 daughter with Violet Bernice Bakke. He lived in Brookings, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Brookings, Brookings, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 8 January 1965, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Leslie Leroy Youngmon
1915–1965
Violet Bernice Bakke
1920–2003
Janice Marie Youngman
1943–1971

Sources (6)

  • Leslie L Youngman in household of Wesley B Youngman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Youngman, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"
  • Leslie Leroy Youngman, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

1917 · Camp Dodge

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): nickname or status name meaning ‘young fellow’ or ‘junior servant’, from Middle English yong ‘young’ + man ‘man’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Jungmann .

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

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