David Lee Gagner

1 February 1913–12 June 1953 (Age 40)
Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States

The Life of David Lee

When David Lee Gagner was born on 1 February 1913, his father, Eli Alfonse Gagner, was 39 and his mother, Adelia A Curry, was 36. He married Esther Lee Davis on 30 September 1938, in Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States. He lived in Baldwin, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Bay Minette, Baldwin, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 12 June 1953, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Crossroads, Baldwin, Alabama, United States.

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David Lee Gagner
Esther Lee Davis
Marriage: 30 September 1938

Spouse and Children


    Esther Lee Davis


30 September 1938
Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Eli Alfonse Gagner





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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 4

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.

Age 14

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

Name Meaning

French: from gagneur ‘cultivator’, an agent derivative of Old French ga(i)gnier ‘to cultivate’ ( see Gagne ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Gagney in household of Eli Gagney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Gagner in household of Eli Gagner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Lee Gagner, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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