Lee Virtus Van Matre

1914–1987 (Age 72)
Stamford, Harlan, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lee Virtus

When Lee Virtus Van Matre was born on 25 September 1914, in Stamford, Harlan, Nebraska, United States, his father, Emery Pearl Van Matre, was 20 and his mother, Florence Mae Frase, was 20. He married Rose Elizabeth Clark on 13 June 1931, in Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Yuma, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 19 Happyville, Yuma, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 22 February 1987, in Mount Vernon, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Skagit, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Virtus Van Matre
1914–1987
Rose Elizabeth Clark
1915–1989
Marriage: 13 June 1931
Phyllis Elaine Van Matre
1932–2011
Clifford Van Matre
1935–
Lucille Van Matre
1939–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 June 1931
Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States
children

(3)

  • Female1932–2011Female

  • Clifford Van Matre

    Male1935–Male

  • Lucille Van Matre

    Female1939–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 2

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lee Van Matre, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lee V Van Matre in household of Emery F Van Matre, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lee Virtus Van Matre, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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