Leah Mary Sturtridge

6 June 1906–9 October 1977 (Age 71)
Angus, Boone, Iowa, United States

The Life of Leah Mary

When Leah Mary Sturtridge was born on 6 June 1906, in Angus, Boone, Iowa, United States, her father, William John Sturtridge, was 29 and her mother, Nannie Filean, was 25. She married Beryl Edward Warden on 18 September 1926, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Valley Junction, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 October 1977, in Jackson, Jackson, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in West Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Beryl Edward Warden
Leah Mary Sturtridge
Marriage: 18 September 1926
Mary Louise Warden

Spouse and Children

18 September 1926
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States


    Mary Louise Warden


Parents and Siblings

    William John Sturtridge


    Nannie Filean





    Dorothy F Sturtridge


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 7

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 20

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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Sources (3)

  • Leah Sturtridge in household of William J Sturtridge, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Leah Warden in household of Beryl Warden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leah M Warden in household of Beryl E Warden, "United States Census, 1930"

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