Lester H Colpean

17 April 1904–2 May 1954 (Age 50)
Zilwaukee, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lester H

When Lester H Colpean was born on 17 April 1904, in Zilwaukee, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Christopher Colpean, was 38 and his mother, Sophia Sahr, was 37. He married Mary A Titsworth on 18 October 1924, in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 May 1954, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Lester H Colpean
Mary A Titsworth
Marriage: 18 October 1924
Robert Lester Colpean

Spouse and Children

18 October 1924
Saginaw, Michigan, United States


    Robert Lester Colpean


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 6

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 14

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Hispanic (Mexico): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lester Calpean, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Colpean in household of Christopher C Colpean, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Colpean in household of Chris Colpean, "United States Census, 1910"

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