Lewis Wood Landers

30 April 1914–12 December 2002 (Age 88)
Lampasas, Texas, United States

The Life of Lewis Wood

When Lewis Wood Landers was born on 30 April 1914, in Lampasas, Texas, United States, his father, John Washington Landers, was 35 and his mother, Susie Estelle Wood, was 31. He died on 12 December 2002, in his hometown, at the age of 88.

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Lewis Wood Landers
1914–2002
Iva Vandalla Baxter
–1998

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Lander .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Lewis Wood Landers - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth: 30 April 1914; Lampasas, Texas, United States
  • Headstone image of Lewis Wood Landers from billiongraves.com

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