Edgar Paul Leonard

7 July 1929–1 June 1955 (Age 25)
Warren, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edgar Paul

Edgar Paul Leonard was born on 7 July 1929, in Warren, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Warren, Conewango Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 1 June 1955, in North Warren, Conewango Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Pleasant Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States.

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 8

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and French (Léonard): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ (a late addition to the vocabulary of Germanic name elements, taken from Latin) + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’, which was taken to England by the Normans. A saint of this name, who is supposed to have lived in the 6th century, but about whom nothing is known except for a largely fictional life dating from half a millennium later, was popular throughout Europe in the early Middle Ages and was regarded as the patron of peasants and horses.2 Irish (Fermanagh): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhionáin or of Langan .3 Americanized form of Italian Leonardo or cognate forms in other European languages.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edgar P Leonard in household of William F Schirck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar Paul Leonard, "Find A Grave Index"

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