Roy Lester Arnold

16 October 1895–October 1974 (Age 79)
Sandy Hill, Perry, PA, USA

The Life of Roy Lester

When Roy Lester Arnold was born on 16 October 1895, his father, Samuel E. Arnold, was 38 and his mother, Matilda Emma “Tillie” Stahl, was 34. He married Ruth C. Correll on 18 August 1921, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. He lived in Madison Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died in October 1974, at the age of 79.

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Roy Lester Arnold
Ruth C. Correll
Marriage: 18 August 1921

Spouse and Children

18 August 1921
Wayne, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel E. Arnold


    Matilda Emma “Tillie” Stahl




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 18

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • Roy L Arnold in household of Saml E Arnold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy L Arnold in household of Samuel E Arnold, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roy Arnold in household of Harry Arnold, "United States Census, 1920"

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