Matt Fleenor

1906–26 August 1994 (Age 88)
Wise, Virginia, United States

The Life of Matt

Matt Fleenor was born in 1906, in Wise, Virginia, United States. He married Laura Eldridge on 3 August 1934, in Lee, Virginia, United States. He died on 26 August 1994, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88.

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Matt Fleenor
1906–1994
Laura Eldridge
1911–1985
Marriage: 3 August 1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 August 1934
Lee, Virginia, United States

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 11

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1929

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fleiner, a habitational name for someone from Flein near Heilbronn.

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

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