Leonard Castle WEMPLE

Male 1870 - 1942  (72 years)


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  • Name Leonard Castle WEMPLE 
    Born 18 Apr 1870  Sumner, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Dec 1942  Marinette, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3755  Wemple Family Ancestry
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Father Albert H. WEMPLE,   b. 02 Nov 1841, Jamestown, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1919, at the home of his daughter, Ruth, Racine, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Charlotte B. DIX,   b. Abt 1843, Fall River, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1916, Sycamore, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 02 Aug 1868 
    Family ID F1067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ethel Ann COE,   b. 02 Feb 1874, Lowenville, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1949, Marinette, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1897  Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Marian WEMPLE,   b. 28 Dec 1897, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1968, Ellison Bay, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Leonard Coe WEMPLE,   b. 27 Dec 1899, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1975, probably Oreland, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Helen Coe WEMPLE,   b. 03 Jan 1902, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1993  (Age 91 years)
     4. John Coe WEMPLE,   b. 23 Jun 1907, Marinette, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1978, probably DePere, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • . . . as a young man of sixteen he left his home in Sumner, IA and went to Dubque, IA where he worked as a telegrapher in a railroad station; removed to Chico, IL, and worked for Goodrich Transportation Co., which operated pleasure steamships on the Great Lakes; in 1905, removed to Marinette, WI, and was employed as an auditor for Lauerman Bros. Co.; became associated with Marinette Knitting Mills until 1918, then removed Philadelphia, PA, where he was associated with Pennsylvania Knitting Co.; after 5-years in Philadelphia, removed to Neenah WI; after 5-years in Neenah, WI, removed (back) to Marinette, WI as Vice President & General Manager of Marinette Knitting Mills; member of Pioneer Presbyterian Church, Marinette, and chairman of its board of trustees; charter member, Marinette Rotary Club, and active in Boy Scouts work; chairman, Marinette County chapter of American Red Cross . . . GJW


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