Leslie Ray Larson

1896–1957 (Age 60)
Cuba, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leslie Ray

When Leslie Ray Larson was born on 24 December 1896, in Cuba, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Gustav Larson, was 25 and his mother, Florence M. Brewer, was 18. He married Mabel BROWN on 10 April 1925, in Bryant, Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Deerfield Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Buckheart Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 5 December 1957, in Canton Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Maryville Cemetery, Buckheart Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Leslie Ray Larson
Marriage: 10 April 1925
Lee J Larson

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10 April 1925
Bryant, Fulton, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 14

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson , Danish and Norwegian Larsen .2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Leslie R Larson in household of Gust Larson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leslie R Larson in household of Gust Larson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leslie R Larson in household of Gus Larson, "United States Census, 1920"

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