Eleanor A Legleiter

1913–1998 (Age 85)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Eleanor A

When Eleanor A Legleiter was born in 1913, in Kansas, United States, her father, Nicholas Legleiter, was 25 and her mother, Catherine Urban, was 27. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ben Dreitz. She lived in Big Timber Township, Rush, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1998, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Eleanor A Legleiter
Ben Dreitz
Virginia Dreitz
Merle Dreitz

Spouse & Children



  • Virginia Dreitz


  • Male1941–2004Male

Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 14

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (Austrian): status name for a feudal tenant whose land lay on sloping ground, from Middle High German lēgen (southern dialect variant of lēhen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’) + līte ‘slope’. Compare Legner , Lechner .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elenora Legleiter in household of Nick Legleiter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eleanora Legleiter in household of Nicholas Legleiter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eleanor Drietz in entry for Irene Herman, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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