Lester Orlo Marsteller

23 September 1894–30 April 1974 (Age 79)
Hubbard, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lester Orlo

When Lester Orlo Marsteller was born on 23 September 1894, in Hubbard, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Myron S. Marsteller, was 28 and his mother, Mary Menzies Halliday, was 22. He lived in Irwin, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Forest Hills, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 30 April 1974, in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Myron S. Marsteller
Mary Menzies Halliday
Lester Orlo Marsteller
Cramer Andrew Marsteller

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a stable boy in or for the supervisor of the stables on a noble estate, from Middle High German mar(c) ‘noble horse’ stall ‘stable’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lester Marstellar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester O Marsteller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Marsteller in household of Myron Marsteller, "United States Census, 1910"

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