Leslie Royal Sutton

1926–1950 (Age 24)
Wilcox, Georgia, United States

The Life of Leslie Royal

When Leslie Royal Sutton was born on 19 July 1926, in Wilcox, Georgia, United States, his father, Baxter Sutton, was 45 and his mother, Willie Gertrude Harris, was 42. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 2 November 1950, in Korea, at the age of 24, and was buried in Rochelle, Wilcox, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Baxter Sutton
Willie Gertrude Harris
Henry Baxter Sutton
Lonnie Clyde Sutton
Thomas Cole Sutton
Georgia Elizabeth Sutton
Jeannette Sutton
William Harris Sutton
Walter Carl Sutton
Martha Cornelia Sutton
Leslie Royal Sutton

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 9

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

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English sūð ‘south’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leroy Sutton in household of Baxter Sutton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leslie Royal Sutton, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Leslie R Sutton, "United States Korean War Battle Deaths, 1950-1957"

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