Lester Dewey Mason

1 January 1900–19 April 1989 (Age 89)
Bronson, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

The Life of Lester Dewey

When Lester Dewey Mason was born on 1 January 1900, in Bronson, Bourbon, Kansas, United States, his father, Harmon Benton Mason, was 39 and his mother, Fannie Catherine Heckman, was 23. He lived in Marion Township, Bourbon, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 April 1989, in Uniontown, Bourbon, Kansas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Uniontown, Bourbon, Kansas, United States.

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Harmon Benton Mason
Fannie Catherine Heckman
Lester Dewey Mason
Hazel Nannie Mason
Iva S. Mason

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 0

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a stonemason, Middle English, Old French mas(s)on. Compare Machen . Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.2 Italian (Veneto): from a short form of Masone .3 French: from a regional variant of maison ‘house’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester D Mason, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Mason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Dewey Mason, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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