Leo J Cyr

12 November 1904–13 December 1974 (Age 70)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Leo J

When Leo J Cyr was born on 12 November 1904, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Albert Cyr, was 26 and his mother, Marie Bridget Guite, was 20. He lived in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1920. He died on 13 December 1974, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Saint Sylvester Cemetery, Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States.

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Leo J Cyr
Helen C. Cyr

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings



    Marie E B Cyr


    Emile J Cyr


    Arthur Cyr



    Marie Alphon Alma Cyr


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World Events (8)

1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 1

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

French: from the Latin personal name Quiricus or Cyricus, Greek Kyrikos or Kyriakos, ultimately from Greek kyrios ‘lord’, ‘master’. This name was borne by a 4th-century martyr, a small child martyred with his mother St. Julitta in 304 ad ( see Quilici ). In North America it is sometimes Americanized as Sears .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Les Cyr in household of Emile Cyr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leo J Cyr, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"
  • Leo J Cyr, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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