Leon Joseph Rudloff

16 July 1906–15 July 1989 (Age 82)
McClure, McClure Precinct, Alexander, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leon Joseph

When Leon Joseph Rudloff was born on 16 July 1906, in McClure, McClure Precinct, Alexander, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph L Rudluff, was 36 and his mother, Mary Emma LaPlant, was 34. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Hazel Ivy Laird. He lived in Alexander, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 15 July 1989, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 82.

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Leon Joseph Rudloff
Hazel Ivy Laird
Celesta Jewell Rudloff
Alvin Floyd Samuel Rudloff
Mike Champ Rudloff

Spouse and Children



    Celesta Jewell Rudloff


    Alvin Floyd Samuel Rudloff


    Mike Champ Rudloff


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

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:1. metathesized variant of Rudolf . 2. from a personal name composed of Old High German hrōd ‘renown’ + leiba ‘rest’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo Rudleff in household of George L Rudleff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leo J Rudliff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo Rudluff, "United States Census, 1940"

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