Harry Paul Lees

Male30 October 1894–11 February 1972

Brief Life History of Harry Paul

When Harry Paul Lees was born on 30 October 1894, in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States, his father, Harry Judson Lees, was 31 and his mother, Lorena Maxwell, was 28. He married Nellie Dunham Adamson on 21 May 1922, in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Boone, Iowa, United States for about 20 years and Chelsea, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 11 February 1972, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Harry Paul Lees
Nellie Dunham Adamson
Marriage: 21 May 1922
Harry Paul Lees
Elizabeth Louise Lees

Sources (21)

  • Harry P Lees, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Harry Paul Lees, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Harry P Lees, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1922Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


    Age 13

    Oklahoma is the 46th state.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 22

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English lees ‘fields, arable land’, plural of lee (see Lee ), or from Middle English lese ‘pasture, meadow’ (Old English lǣs).

    English: habitational name fromLeece or Lees in Lancashire, or Leese in Cheshire, all named from OldEnglish lēas ‘woodland clearings’ (plural oflēah), or from Leece in Cumbria, which was probably namedwith a Celtic word, lïss ‘hall, court, the principalhouse in a district’.

    English: variant of Leece 1.

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

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