Leonard Roland Burnett

Male27 June 1900–30 September 1988

Brief Life History of Leonard Roland

When Leonard Roland Burnett was born on 27 June 1900, in Wyoming, United States, his father, Garrison R. Garry Burnett, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Winnefred "Maggie" O'Rourke, was 25. He married Regetta Marie Larson on 31 December 1942. He lived in Rural, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 30 September 1988, in Grant, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, United States.

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Leonard Roland Burnett
Regetta Marie Larson
Marriage: 31 December 1942

Sources (10)

  • Leonard Burnett in household of Garry R Burnett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leonard Roland Burnett, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Leonard R. Burnett, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1942
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.


    Age 20

    Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 23

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Tyrone and Antrim): descriptive nickname of Norman origin, from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brown ), or possibly in some instances a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of burnete, a high quality woolen cloth, originally dark brown in color.

    Probably also an altered form of English Barnett .

    In some cases also an altered form of French Burnet ; compare Burnette .

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

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