Leon Charles Sprague

30 May 1903–27 February 1971 (Age 67)
Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States

The Life of Leon Charles

When Leon Charles Sprague was born on 30 May 1903, in Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States, his father, Cassius Miner Sprague, was 19 and his mother, Ida M. Sprague, was 28. He married Emily E McMillan on 11 November 1924, in Chemung, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 February 1971, in Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leon Charles Sprague
Emily E McMillan
Marriage: 11 November 1924
Leon Charles Sprague Jr.
Duane R. Sprague
Barbara Ann Sprague
Darilyn Mae Sprague

Spouse and Children

11 November 1924
Chemung, New York, United States



    Duane R. Sprague


    Barbara Ann Sprague


    Darilyn Mae Sprague


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 14

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: from northern Middle English Spragge, either a personal name or a byname meaning ‘lively’, a metathesized and voiced form of Spark 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • C Leon Sprague, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leon Sprague, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon Sprague in household of Cassus M Sprague, "United States Census, 1920"

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