John Lee Turner

1914–1989 (Age 74)
Clay Township, Linn, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Lee

When John Lee Turner was born on 17 June 1914, in Clay Township, Linn, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph William Turner, was 40 and his mother, Floy Lea Kirby, was 39. He had at least 1 daughter. He died on 27 April 1989, in Brookfield Township, Linn, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Joseph William Turner
1873–1924
Floy Lea Kirby
1875–1966
Vern Kirby Turner
1897–1967
Francis Hinda Turner
1899–2003
William Clifford Turner
1901–1986
Samuel D Turner
1903–
Virginia Ruth Turner
1906–
Joseph E Turner
1909–
Roy J Turner
1911–2008
John Lee Turner
1914–1989
Jessie N Turner
1917–

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph William Turner

    Male1873–1924Male

  • Female1875–1966Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 17

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • John L Turner in household of Joseph W Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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