Lawrence Leonard Roberts

Male17 July 1893–16 September 1943

Brief Life History of Lawrence Leonard

When Lawrence Leonard Roberts was born on 17 July 1893, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Melvin E. Bouser, was 9 and his mother, Nellie Shanteau, was 22. He married Mary Kelmar on 29 November 1911, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 16 September 1943, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Lawrence Leonard Roberts
Mary Kelmar
Marriage: 29 November 1911
Martha M Roberts Norn
John Roberts
Lawrence Allan Roberts
Virginia Roberts

Sources (13)

  • Lawrence T Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence L. Roberts, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Lawrence Leonard Roberts, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1911Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 5

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 14

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

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

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