Lee Wilfred Rowland

9 March 1890–23 January 1961 (Age 70)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Lee Wilfred

When Lee Wilfred Rowland was born on 9 March 1890, in Iowa, United States, his father, William Wilson Rowland, was 35 and his mother, Alvina Louise Rose, was 34. He lived in O'Brien, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 23 January 1961, in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States.

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Lee Wilfred Rowland
Ethel Taylor Featherstone

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Wilson Rowland


    Alvina Louise Rose




    Ruth Ellen Rowland


    Esther Alice Rowland


    Ester Allice Rowland



    James Blaine Rowland


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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 3

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

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

1 English: from Rol(l)ant, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hrōd ‘renown’ + land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (or + -nand ‘bold’, assimilated to -lant ‘land’). This was popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages as a result of the fame of Charlemagne's warrior of this name, who was killed at Roncesvalles in ad 778 .2 English: habitational name from places in Derbyshire and Sussex, so named from Old Norse ‘roebuck’ + lundr ‘wood’, ‘grove’.3 Variant of German and French Roland .

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

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  • Lee Wilford Rowland in household of William Wilson Rowland, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Lee W Rowland, "United States Census, 1930"
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