Warren Leslie Rankin

8 January 1880–
Carson, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Warren Leslie

When Warren Leslie Rankin was born on 8 January 1880, in Carson, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Samuel L Rankin, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Delinda Downey, was 32. He married Ethel Alice Smith on 22 August 1906, in Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Carson Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1920.

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Warren Leslie Rankin
Ethel Alice Smith
Marriage: 22 August 1906
Edith Lorraine Rankin

Spouse and Children

22 August 1906
Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States


    Edith Lorraine Rankin


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

Age 1

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Rankin, a diminutive of Ronald or Rand , with the diminutive suffix -kin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Waren L Rankin in household of Saml L Rankin, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Warren L Rankin in household of Samuel L Rankin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Warren L Rankin, "United States Census, 1920"

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