Leon Edward Aahl

1923–1998 (Age 75)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Leon Edward

When Leon Edward Aahl was born on 24 May 1923, in North Dakota, United States, his father, Albert Knutson Aahl, was 73 and his mother, Andrea Anna Jensen, was 41. He lived in Verona, LaMoure, North Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 22 May 1998, in Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lake City, King, Washington, United States.

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Albert Knutson Aahl
Andrea Anna Jensen
Martin Clarence Aahl
Arthur Ole Aahl
Addie Aahl
George Leonard Aahl
Lily Aahl
Helen Aahl
Clifford R. Aahl
Albert Aahl
Margaret Aahl
Eleanor May Aahl
Leon Edward Aahl

Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Knutson Aahl


  • Female1882–1946Female



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 17

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hahl in Westphalia, Hahlen near Minden, or from a place on the Hahle river, all named with hal ‘marsh’, ‘mire’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leon Aahl in household of Albert K Aahl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon E Aahl, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Leon E Aahl, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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