Lee Irving Traxler

1904–1979 (Age 74)
Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lee Irving

When Lee Irving Traxler was born on 12 November 1904, in Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, Moroni M Traxler, was 37 and his mother, Nellie Grenawalt, was 32. He married Jessie Florence Vantrease on 6 July 1929, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. He lived in Fayette Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 23 July 1979, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States.

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Lee Irving Traxler
Jessie Florence Vantrease
Marriage: 6 July 1929

Spouse & Children

6 July 1929
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 8

New Mexico is the 47th state.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

South German (Bavarian and Austrian): occupational name for a wood turner, a variant of Drechsler ( see Dressler ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Leigh I Traxler, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Lee I Traxler in household of Maroni Traxler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Irving Lee Traxler in household of Moroni Traxler, "United States Census, 1920"

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