Leon Atkind

1915–2008 (Age 93)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Leon

When Leon Atkind was born on 24 March 1915, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Abraham Atkind, was 32 and his mother, Minnie, was 23. He died on 7 November 2008, in his hometown, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Leon Atkind
1915–2008
Rose Statmore
1917–2009

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Abraham Atkind

    Male1883–Male

  • Minnie

    Female1892–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1916

Age 1

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1917

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

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