Leo Patrick Langan

16 March 1895–19 September 1976 (Age 81)
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Leo Patrick

When Leo Patrick Langan was born on 16 March 1895, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Francis Langan, was 36 and his mother, Mary Snyder, was 34. He married Evelyn Amelia Klemish on 20 October 1926, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 19 September 1976, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Leo Patrick Langan
Evelyn Amelia Klemish
Marriage: 20 October 1926
Theresa Marie Langan
Rita Marie Langan
Leo Linus Langan

Spouse and Children

20 October 1926
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States


    Theresa Marie Langan



    Leo Linus Langan


Parents and Siblings

    William Francis Langan


    Mary Snyder





    John Joseph Langan



    Joseph J Langan


    Anthony Langan


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ‘descendant of Longán’, a personal name probably derived from long ‘tall’, or perhaps from the homonymous long ‘ship’ (and so originally a byname for a seafarer). Sometimes Leonard is used as an equivalent.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo Langan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leo P Langan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo Langan in household of Mrs. Mary Langan, "United States Census, 1920"

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