Lee Harmon Traxler

1896–1970 (Age 73)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Lee Harmon

When Lee Harmon Traxler was born on 22 October 1896, in Michigan, United States, his father, Alexander Traxler, was 36 and his mother, Luella Smith, was 29. He had at least 1 daughter with Charlotte Wiltshire. He lived in Lake, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Mentor, Lake, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died on 29 August 1970, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mentor, Lake, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lee Harmon Traxler
Charlotte Wiltshire
Marilow Traxler

Spouse & Children



  • Marilow Traxler


Parents & Siblings

  • Alexander Traxler


  • Luella Smith




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 1

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 7

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

South German (Bavarian and Austrian): occupational name for a wood turner, a variant of Drechsler ( see Dressler ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lee H Traxler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lee Traxler in household of Alexander R Traxler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lee Traxler in household of Alexander Traxler, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.