Franklin W Leidy

14 October 1924–27 May 1985 (Age 60)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Franklin W

When Franklin W Leidy was born on 14 October 1924, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Mahlon Kneil Leidy, was 39 and his mother, Lottie A Leonard, was 35. He died on 27 May 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Franklin W Leidy
Elizabeth S Shay

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Parents and Siblings



    Mahlon K Leidy


    Marie V Leidy



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 17

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Leidig .

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

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  • Franklin W Leidy in household of Mahlon K Leidy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Franklin W Leidy (1924 - 1985) - Find A Grave Memorial

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