Leonard Swinney

3 March 1931–3 August 2007 (Age 76)
Roda, Wise, Virginia, United States

The Life of Leonard

Leonard Swinney was born on 3 March 1931, in Roda, Wise, Virginia, United States. He married Marilyn Lambert-Coleman on 20 January 1957, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. He died on 3 August 2007, in Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States.

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Leonard Swinney
Marilyn Lambert-Coleman
Marriage: 20 January 1957

Spouse and Children

20 January 1957
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 10

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 20

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham):1. possibly a habitational name from Swinnie in Borders region, Swinney Beck in North Yorkshire, or Swinny Knoll in West Yorkshire, or some other similarly named place. 2. alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of Irish Sweeney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard Carrol Swinney, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Leonard Carrol Swinney, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Leonard Carrol Swinney, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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