Lee Or Leo Thomas Szczepanski Or Stevens

14 March 1908–23 December 1985 (Age 77)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lee Or Leo Thomas

When Lee Or Leo Thomas Szczepanski Or Stevens was born on 14 March 1908, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Julius Szczepanski, was 29 and his mother, Anastazya Stuczynska, was 24. He married Marilynn Katherine Bingham in 1952, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 23 December 1985, in Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Lee Or Leo Thomas Szczepanski Or Stevens
Marilynn Katherine Bingham
Marriage: 1952

Spouse and Children

Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Anastazya Stuczynska




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 11

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Polish (Szczepański): habitational name for someone from places called Szczepany in Białystok and Sieradz voivodeships, named with the personal name Szczepan, Polish form of Latin Stephanus ( see Steven ), + -ski, suffix of surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo Szczepanski in household of Julius Szczepanski, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lee Stevens, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Lee Stevens, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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