Leonard Meserve Hudson

2 March 1892–27 October 1987 (Age 95)
Hecla, Beaverhead, Montana, United States

The Life of Leonard Meserve

When Leonard Meserve Hudson was born on 2 March 1892, in Hecla, Beaverhead, Montana, United States, his father, Frank Joy Hudson, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Vilate Van Noy, was 30. He married Esther Cora Howerton on 17 September 1913, in Ravalli, Montana, United States. He lived in Gordon, Gallatin, Montana, United States in 1920 and College Place, Walla Walla, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 October 1987, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Leonard Meserve Hudson
Esther Cora Howerton
Marriage: 17 September 1913

Spouse and Children

17 September 1913
Ravalli, Montana, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 5

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hudde ( see Hutt 1). This surname is particularly common in Yorkshire and is also well established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard M Hudson in household of Victor T Armstrong, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leonard Hudson in household of Frank Hudson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leonard Hutson in household of Frank Hutson, "United States Census, 1900"

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