Justin Justin Legris

9 April 1897–25 October 1982 (Age 85)
Bourbonnais, Kankakee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Justin Justin

When Justin Justin Legris was born on 9 April 1897, in Bourbonnais, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, his father, Harvey J Legris, was 28 and his mother, Louise G. Granger, was 27. He married Isabelle E Tourangeau on 9 April 1923, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Kankakee Township, Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Bradley, Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 1935. He died on 25 October 1982, in Park Ridge, Maine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bourbonnais, Kankakee, Illinois, United States.

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Justin Justin Legris
Isabelle E Tourangeau
Marriage: 9 April 1923
Robert L Legris
Adair L Legris

Spouse and Children

9 April 1923
Kankakee, Illinois, United States


    Robert L Legris


    Adair L Legris


Parents and Siblings

    Harvey J Legris


    Louise G. Granger




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 13

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French gros ‘large’, with the the definite article le.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Justin T Legris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Justin Legris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Justin Legris in household of Harvey Legris, "United States Census, 1900"

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