Harold Estel Lee

1895–1973 (Age 77)
New Lancaster, Miami, Kansas, United States

The Life of Harold Estel

When Harold Estel Lee was born on 10 December 1895, in New Lancaster, Miami, Kansas, United States, his father, Newton Jasper Lee, was 26 and his mother, Anna Maria Tilton, was 23. He married Willa Marie McPherson on 3 July 1953, in Fairfield, Teton, Montana, United States. He lived in Sugar Creek Township, Miami, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Beaver Township, Scott, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 27 March 1973, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fairfield, Teton, Montana, United States.

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Harold Estel Lee
Willa Marie McPherson
Marriage: 3 July 1953

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3 July 1953
Fairfield, Teton, Montana, United States

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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.

Age 13

Historical Boundaries - 1908: Teton, Montana, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harold E Lee in household of Newton Lee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harold E Lee in household of Newton J Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry E Lee, "Montana, Teton County Records, 1881-2012"

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