Otto Leroy Gardner

7 October 1936–24 September 2012 (Age 76)
Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States

The Life of Otto Leroy

When Otto Leroy Gardner was born on 7 October 1936, in Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States, his father, Glenn Elmer Gardner, was 37 and his mother, Rose M. Wechselberger, was 36. He lived in Election Precinct 8, Teller, Colorado, United States in 1940 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 2001. He died on 24 September 2012, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 75.

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Glenn Elmer Gardner
Rose M. Wechselberger
Shirley L. Gardner
Otto Leroy Gardner

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    Shirley L. Gardner



World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1946 · The Logan-Cache Airport

Age 10

The first airline out of Logan was Western Airlines which helped connect Logan to the Western United States. It was used as the headquarters for Transwestern Airlines in 1976 and was given to the city to run in 1992. It is the Focus city for Gem Air, Ameriflight, UPS, FedEx, and other privately-owned fights.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Otto Gardiner in household of Glen Gardiner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otto im Eintrag für Mrs Rose Marie Gardner, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“
  • Otto Leroy Or Bo Gardner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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