Virgil Lockard Russell

15 August 1904–16 January 1969 (Age 64)
Carthage, Ogle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Virgil Lockard

When Virgil Lockard Russell was born on 15 August 1904, in Carthage, Ogle, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Lloyd Russell, was 34 and his mother, Mary Etta Smith, was 25. He married Lela Virginia Griffin on 21 April 1942, in Storey, Nevada, United States. He lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States for about 5 years and Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1969, in Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Lockard Russell
Lela Virginia Griffin
Marriage: 21 April 1942

Spouse and Children

21 April 1942
Storey, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Victor W Russell



    Alice R Russell


    Goldie Russell


    Jewel Russell


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.

Age 3

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Rousel, a common Anglo-Norman French nickname for someone with red hair, a diminutive of Rouse with the hypocoristic suffix -el.2 Americanized spelling of German Rüssel, from a pet form of any of the various personal names formed with the Old High German element hrōd ‘renown’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virgil Russell in household of Charles Russell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil L Russell in household of Charles Russell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virgil Russell in household of Charles Russell, "United States Census, 1920"

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