Cecil J Leggett

28 April 1920–30 March 2002 (Age 81)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Cecil J

When Cecil J Leggett was born on 28 April 1920, in Georgia, United States, his father, Carey Gordan Leggett, was 27 and his mother, Minnie Lee Dent, was 18. He lived in Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1519, Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 March 2002, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Carey Gordan Leggett
Minnie Lee Dent
Cecil J Leggett
Joe D Leggett
Joseph J. Leggett Jr.

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    Joe D Leggett


    Joseph J. Leggett Jr.


World Events (8)

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 2

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 22

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an ambassador or representative, from Middle English and Old French legat, Latin legatus, ‘one who is appointed or ordained’. The name may also have been a pageant name or given to an person elected to represent his village at a manor court.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Cecil Leggett in household of Corey G Leggett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecil Leggett in household of Carey Leggett, "United States Census, 1940"

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