Robert William Leeder

Male30 January 1907–2 September 1975

Brief Life History of Robert William

When Robert William Leeder was born on 30 January 1907, in Murdock Township, Butler, Kansas, United States, his father, Lucian Thomas Leeder, was 30 and his mother, Emma Elizabeth Bodecker, was 24. He married Hazel Loretta Irene Graves on 6 February 1931, in Chase, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Cottonwood Falls, Chase, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Laverne, Harper, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 2 September 1975, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Benton, Butler, Kansas, United States.

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Robert William Leeder
Hazel Loretta Irene Graves
Marriage: 6 February 1931
Rose Marie Leeder
Patricia Joan Leeder
James Robert Leeder

Sources (12)

  • Robert W Lester in household of Lullan T Lester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Leader, "Kansas County Birth Records, 1885-1911"
  • Robert W Leeder, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1931Chase, Kansas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 1

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

    Age 3

    The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 


    Age 20

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): variant of Leader 1.

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

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