Louis Legare

20 March 1896–June 1969 (Age 73)
Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Louis

When Louis Legare was born on 20 March 1896, in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Eugene Legare, was 29 and his mother, Lucy Legare, was 33. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Beatrice Plantier. He lived in Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. He died in June 1969, in Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73.

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Louis Legare
Beatrice Plantier
Theresa L Legare
Eugene L Legare

Spouse and Children



    Theresa L Legare



Parents and Siblings

    Eugene Legare


    Lucy Legare




    Lillian Legare



    May Legare


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

French (Legaré): nickname from the past participle of Old French esgarer ‘to be troubled or abandoned’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louis C Legare in household of Eugene Legare, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louis C Legare in household of Eugene Legare, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis Legare in household of David Fournier, "United States Census, 1920"

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