Lael J. Potter

1929–2010 (Age 80)
Lone Rock, Kossuth, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lael J.

When Lael J. Potter was born on 6 September 1929, in Lone Rock, Kossuth, Iowa, United States, his father, Russell Eugene Potter, was 42 and his mother, Bertha Almyra Streeter, was 37. He married Luella Lorene Custer on 26 April 1950, in Macon, Franklin, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Fenton, Kossuth, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Herdland Township, Clay, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 30 July 2010, in Alma, Harlan, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Upland Cemetery, Upland, Franklin, Nebraska, United States.

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Lael J. Potter
Luella Lorene Custer
Marriage: 26 April 1950
Lain George Potter

Spouse & Children

26 April 1950
Macon, Franklin, Nebraska, United States


  • Lain George Potter


Parents & Siblings



  • George Lyman Potter


  • Florence Eugena Potter


  • Male1929–2010Male

World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 5

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 22

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lael Potter in household of Russel Potter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Loel Potter in household of Russel Potter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lael J Potter_ Potter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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