Floyd LeRoy Fisher

8 December 1900–19 August 1974 (Age 73)
Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, United States

The Life of Floyd LeRoy

When Floyd LeRoy Fisher was born on 8 December 1900, in Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, United States, his father, John Francis Fisher, was 30 and his mother, Flora L. Cain, was 28. He married Arley Marie Stroud on 21 June 1952, in Skamania, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Coblenz, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany in 1920. He died on 19 August 1974, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Floyd LeRoy Fisher
Arley Marie Stroud
Marriage: 21 June 1952
Patricia Ann Fisher

Spouse and Children

21 June 1952
Skamania, Washington, United States


    Patricia Ann Fisher


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 11

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a fisherman, Middle English fischer. The name has also been used in Ireland as a loose equivalent of Braden . As an American family name, this has absorbed cognates and names of similar meaning from many other European languages, including German Fischer, Dutch Visser, Hungarian Halász, Italian Pescatore, Polish Rybarz, etc.2 In a few cases, the English name may in fact be a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from the Old English term fisc-gear ‘fish weir’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, Yiddish fisher, German Fischer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Floyd Fisher in household of Frank Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Floyd L Fisher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floyd L Fisher in entry for Floyd J Fisher, "Ohio, Washington County Newspaper Obituaries, 1884-2013"

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