Evelyn Esther Leseth

7 July 1921–21 June 1995 (Age 74)
Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States

The Life of Evelyn Esther

When Evelyn Esther Leseth was born on 7 July 1921, in Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Julius Leseth, was 29 and her mother, Laura Louisa Emery, was 32. She had at least 1 son with Lyle Edward Squires Jr. She died on 21 June 1995, in Woodward, Dallas, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73.

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Lyle Edward Squires Jr
Evelyn Esther Leseth
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World Events (8)

1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 1

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Leith .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evelin Leseth in household of Thomas Leseth, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Evelyn E Leseth in household of Thomas J Leseth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelyn Esther Leseth, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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