Leona Opal Conner

Female14 August 1921–23 February 2002

Brief Life History of Leona Opal

When Leona Opal Conner was born on 14 August 1921, in Missouri, United States, her father, Walter Edward Conner, was 18 and her mother, Effie Cordelia Sailors, was 17. She married Lane Gregory in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Wappapello, Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 2002, in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States.

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Lane Gregory
Leona Opal Conner
Neil M Gregory

Sources (14)

  • Leona O Gregory, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leona Opal Gregory, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"
  • Leona in entry for Lane Gregory, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 2

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

    Age 2

    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 23

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Connor .

    English: occupational name for an examiner or inspector, especially of ale, from Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

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