Leo John Rauls

15 September 1907–1 July 1985 (Age 77)
Zion, Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Leo John

When Leo John Rauls was born on 15 September 1907, in Zion, Madison, Missouri, United States, his father, John Van Buren Rauls, was 34 and his mother, Ellen Laura Burkhart, was 34. He married Rosa Aliene Parsons on 15 October 1927, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Central Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1940 and Oak Grove, Madison, Missouri, United States in 2002. He died on 1 July 1985, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Old Mount Pisgah Cemetery, Twelvemile Township, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Leo John Rauls
Rosa Aliene Parsons
Marriage: 15 October 1927
Denver Leo Rauls
Johnny Lee Rauls
Lena Ellen Rauls
Amon Charles Rauls

Spouse and Children

15 October 1927
Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States


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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 22

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

German: patronymic from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Radulf, composed of rāt ‘counsel’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John L Rauls, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo Rauls, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leo Rauls in household of John Rauls, "United States Census, 1920"

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