Alonzo Leon Dunwoody

1 November 1881–2 September 1955 (Age 73)
Greensburg, Knox, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alonzo Leon

When Alonzo Leon Dunwoody was born on 1 November 1881, in Greensburg, Knox, Missouri, United States, his father, Alonzo Leonidas Dunwoody, was 27 and his mother, Mary J. Sanford, was 30. He lived in Graham, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Nicodemus, Graham, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 2 September 1955, in Hill City, Graham, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hill City, Graham, Kansas, United States.

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Alonzo Leonidas Dunwoody
Mary J. Sanford
Frank Orion Dunwoody
Alonzo Leon Dunwoody
William Allen Dunwoody
Ethel Dunwoody

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Dinwiddie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leon Dunwoody in household of A L Dunwoody, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Lon Dunwoody in household of Lorenzo Dunwoody, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leon Dunwoody in household of A L Dunwoody, "Kansas State Census, 1895"

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