Leroy E Finster

1888–1976 (Age 87)
Schuyler, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Leroy E

When Leroy E Finster was born in April 1888, in Schuyler, Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, Oscar Eugene Finster, was 34 and his mother, Jennie B. Bentley, was 25. He died on 29 February 1976, in Ilion, German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States, at the age of 87.

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Leroy E Finster
Blanche Richard

Spouse & Children

  • Male1888–1976Male

  • Blanche Richard


Parents & Siblings

  • Oscar Eugene Finster


  • Jennie B. Bentley




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German finster ‘dark’, ‘gloomy’, or Yiddish fintster(Middle High German vinster). The name may have referred to a person's habitual character, or it may have been acquired as a result of some now irrecoverable anecdote.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edwin L Finster in household of Eugene O Finster, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Edwin L Finster in household of Eugene O Finster, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Leroy E Finster in household of Eugene Finster, "United States Census, 1900"

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