Samuel Ervin Leeper

1889–1965 (Age 76)
Lemons, Putnam, Missouri, United States

The Life of Samuel Ervin

When Samuel Ervin Leeper was born on 11 October 1889, in Lemons, Putnam, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph William Leeper, was 40 and his mother, Anna Amelia McDaniel, was 27. He lived in Wilson Township, Putnam, Missouri, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 20 December 1965, in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.

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Joseph William Leeper
Anna Amelia McDaniel
Lucinda Leeper
John Asbury Leeper
James William Leeper
Samuel Ervin Leeper
Mary S Leeper
Earl Joseph Leeper
Everett McKinley Leeper
Carl Frederick Leeper
Charles Otto Leeper

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. from Middle English le(a)pere, an occupational name for a basket maker (from Old English lēap ‘basket’). 2. occupational name or nickname for a dancer, runner, or courier (Old English hlēapere).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sam Leeper in household of Joseph W Leeper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Erwin Leeper, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"
  • Sam Leeper, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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