Leland Garfield Fish

MaleJanuary 1881–10 May 1901

Brief Life History of Leland Garfield

When Leland Garfield Fish was born in January 1881, in California, United States, his father, Franklin Washington Fish, was 45 and his mother, Lucy Ellen Adams, was 32. He died on 10 May 1901, in Redding, Shasta, California, United States, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Washington Fish
1835–1888
Lucy Ellen Adams
1848–1898
Wilder Warren Fish
1866–1904
son Fish
1867–
Franklin W. Fish
1869–1944
Millie Ellen Fish
1872–1904
Chestina Lovina Fish
1874–1962
Guy Hamilton Fish
1878–1974
Leland Garfield Fish
1881–1901
Zeda Ellen Fish
1883–1956
Effie M Fish
1886–1963

Sources (1)

  • Leland G Fish in household of Franklin W Fish, "United States Census, 1900"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (7)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 9

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English fish, fisch, fisk ‘fish’ (Old English fisc, Old Norse fiskr), a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish.

Americanized form of German Fisch , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. The surname of Jewish and German origin is also found in Britain.

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Poisson ‘fish’.

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

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