Lester Cleo Floyd

27 May 1922–28 April 1994 (Age 71)
Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States

The Life of Lester Cleo

When Lester Cleo Floyd was born on 27 May 1922, in Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States, his father, William Ernest Floyd, was 49 and his mother, Ida May Hedden, was 45. He married Kay Eloise Randklev on 24 September 1942, in Whitman, Washington, United States. He lived in Brooklyn Election Precinct, Columbia, Washington, United States in 1940 and Dayton, Mason County, Washington, United States in 2003. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 28 April 1994, in Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dayton City Cemetery, Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States.

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Lester Cleo Floyd
Kay Eloise Randklev
Marriage: 24 September 1942

Spouse and Children

24 September 1942
Whitman, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 18

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Lloyd .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mike Floyd in household of William Floyd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester C Floyd in household of William E Floyd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Cleo Floyd, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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