Archibald Olaf LaTour

Male1892–before 2000

Brief Life History of Archibald Olaf

When Archibald Olaf LaTour was born in 1892, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Joseph Moses LaTour, was 36 and his mother, Vitaline Vegiard, was 36. He had at least 3 sons with Mary Cecelia Sharnotte. He lived in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States for about 30 years. He died before 2000.

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Archibald Olaf LaTour
Mary Cecelia Sharnotte
Chester Lawrence LaTour
James Archie La Tour
Edward Joseph Latour

Sources (7)

  • Archie Lafever, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Archie Olaf La Tour, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Arichie Latour in entry for Edward J Latour, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


Age 28

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Andre, Antoine, Gaston, Marcel, Pierre, Armand, Cecile, Fernand, Jacques, Jean-Claude, Laurent.

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower, from Old French tūr; or a habitational name from any of various places called Latour or La Tour, named with this word.

History: Pierre Latour dit Laforge from France was in QC by 1705, when he married Étiennette Banliac. His descendants also bear the surname Laforge . — In North America, this surname was originally also a secondary surname or dit (‘also called’) name, borne by several 17th and 18th-century French Canadians.

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

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