James Leonard Hogue

24 February 1898–22 April 1974 (Age 76)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of James Leonard

When James Leonard Hogue was born on 24 February 1898, in Mississippi, United States, his father, James Alford Hogue, was 46 and his mother, Mollie Ella Garrison, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Mary Etta Mays. He lived in Beat 5, Union, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years. He died on 22 April 1974, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Union, Mississippi, United States.

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James Leonard Hogue
Mary Etta Mays
Harold B Hogue

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 9

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

French (Hogué): topographic name from a diminutive of hogue, derived from Old Norse haugr ‘hill’, or a habitational name either from places in Calvados, Eure, and Manche called La Hogue or from Le Hoguet in Seine-Maritime.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leonard J Hogue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leonard J Hogue in household of James A Hogue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jim Hogue, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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