Albert Burleigh Foster

23 January 1906–14 October 1980 (Age 74)
Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Burleigh

When Albert Burleigh Foster was born on 23 January 1906, in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, Burton Leander Foster, was 27 and his mother, Eva Marion Willey, was 27. He married Eva Alice Merrill on 30 September 1925, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 14 October 1980, in Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Albert Burleigh Foster
Eva Alice Merrill
Marriage: 30 September 1925
Albert Burleigh Foster Jr
Priscilla H Foster

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1925Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1917 · World War I Contributions
    Age 11
    The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.
    Age 21
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Forster ‘worker in a forest’.English: perhaps a nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’). But other explanations are equally or more likely.English: from Old French forcetier ‘maker of scissors’; see Forster 2.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Albert B Foster, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Albert Burleigh Foster, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Albert B Foster, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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