Roy Ernest Leonard

25 May 1885–12 March 1951 (Age 65)
Webster, Day, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Roy Ernest

When Roy Ernest Leonard was born on 25 May 1885, in Webster, Day, South Dakota, United States, his father, Ernest Cerine Leonard, was 36 and his mother, Rosett Fairchild, was 25. He married Evelyn E Leonard about 1908. He lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years and Basin, Jefferson, Montana, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 12 March 1951, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Roy Ernest Leonard
Delia Gladys Loiselle
Marriage: 5 October 1919

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    Delia Gladys Loiselle


5 October 1919
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 4

Montana is 41st state.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English and French (Léonard): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ (a late addition to the vocabulary of Germanic name elements, taken from Latin) + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’, which was taken to England by the Normans. A saint of this name, who is supposed to have lived in the 6th century, but about whom nothing is known except for a largely fictional life dating from half a millennium later, was popular throughout Europe in the early Middle Ages and was regarded as the patron of peasants and horses.2 Irish (Fermanagh): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhionáin or of Langan .3 Americanized form of Italian Leonardo or cognate forms in other European languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy E Leonard in household of Fred Pettis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy E Leonard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy E Leonard in household of Ernst C Leonard, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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