Lester Clyde Ary

1893–1962 (Age 69)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lester Clyde

When Lester Clyde Ary was born in May 1893, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Levi Deforrest Ary, was 33 and his mother, Grace Belle Johnson, was 24. He married Eva Charlotte Ekstam on 12 December 1917, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Cherokee, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 December 1962, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 69.

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Lester Clyde Ary
Eva Charlotte Ekstam
Marriage: 12 December 1917
Kathleen June Ary
Jean Elliot Ary

Spouse & Children

12 December 1917
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States


  • Kathleen June Ary


  • Jean Elliot Ary


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 14

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of French Hary .2 English: variant spelling of Airey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lester C Ary, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Aley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester C Ary, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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