Thomas Leslie Jackson

28 August 1901–16 April 1964 (Age 62)
Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States

The Life of Thomas Leslie

When Thomas Leslie Jackson was born on 28 August 1901, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Leslie Jackson, was 27 and his mother, Anna Marie Longren, was 20. He married Lena Hazel Masters on 20 September 1930. He died on 16 April 1964, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Thomas Leslie Jackson
Lena Hazel Masters
Marriage: 20 September 1930

Spouse and Children

20 September 1930

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Leslie Jackson





World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 12

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

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

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Lessly Jackson, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Leslie Jackson in household of Arther C Claussen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Jackson in household of Anna Jackson, "United States Census, 1910"

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