Lester Commadore Atkins

23 June 1923–12 May 2008 (Age 84)
Paradise, Butte, California, United States

The Life of Lester Commadore

When Lester Commadore Atkins was born on 23 June 1923, in Paradise, Butte, California, United States, his father, Lester Virgil Atkins, was 25 and his mother, Doris Virginia Dix, was 18. He lived in Kimshew Judicial Township, Butte, California, United States in 1940 and Paradise, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1994. He died on 12 May 2008, in Paradise, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Paradise Cemetery, Paradise, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Virgil Atkins
Doris Virginia Dix
Lester Commadore Atkins
Dora Meridel Atkins
Richard Dean Atkins Sr.
Stanley Allen Atkins
Zane Curwood Atkins
David Nelson Atkins
Daniel Aaron Atkins

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 11

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester C Atkins in household of Lester V Atkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester C Atkins in household of Lester V Atkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Commodore Atkins, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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