Leroy Landis

4 October 1903–31 March 1995 (Age 91)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Leroy

When Leroy Landis was born on 4 October 1903, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jefferson D Landis, was 39 and his mother, Emma Jane Weigle, was 34. He married Blanche Marie Hillegass on 17 May 1929, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 31 March 1995, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Landis
1903–1995
Blanche Marie Hillegass
1909–1997
Marriage: 17 May 1929

Spouse and Children

    Male1903–1995Male

    Blanche Marie Hillegass

    Female1909–1997Female

MARRIAGE
17 May 1929
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Morris C Landis

    Male1889–1974Male

    Male1890–1959Male

    Grace Ann Landis

    Female1892–1983Female

    William George Landis

    Male1894–Male

    Ruth Elizabeth Landis

    Female1896–1984Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1927

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: nickname for a highwayman or for someone who lays waste to the land, Middle High German landoese.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leroy Landis in household of Sadie Power, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Landis in household of Jefferson D Landis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leroy Landis, "United States Census, 1940"

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