Jesse Richard Leek (1928 - 1985)

Jesse Richard Leek
1928 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Jesse Richard Leek, father to 3 children, was born on November 15, 1928 in New Jersey. He was born to Merritt Randall Leek and Bessie Morrison Cavileer, with siblings Merritt and Virginia. He married Lois Klingenberg, and they gave birth to Bonnie Jean Leek, Susanna Leek, and Randall Leek. Jesse died on December 31, 1985 in New Jersey at age 57.

Jesse wed after 1950 in N.J. to Lois Klingenberg and had 3 children.
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Jesse Richard Leek
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Jesse Leek was born on in New Jersey United States
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Jesse Leek died on in New Jersey United States
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Jesse Leek was born on in New Jersey United States
Jesse Leek died on in New Jersey United States
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at Lower Bank Cemetery, in Lower Bank, Burlington County, New Jersey United States 08215
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Jesse Richard Leek Family Tree

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Parents:

Sep 1, 1890 - Mar 22, 1975
Oct 13, 1891 - August 1981

Siblings:

Feb 15, 1914 - January 1974
Dec 6, 1919 - Unknown

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Jesse Richard Leek & Lois Klingenberg

Jesse Richard Leek

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Jun 12, 1925 - Apr 1, 2011

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Jul 14, 1956 - Unknown
c. 1959 - Unknown
c. 1961 - Unknown

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Jesse Richard Leek, father to 3 children, died on December 31, 1985 in New Jersey at 57 years of age. He was buried in Lower Bank Cemetery, Lower Bank, New Jersey. He was born on November 15, 1928 in New Jersey. He was born to Merritt Randall Leek and Bessie Morrison Cavileer, with siblings Merritt and Virginia. Jesse married Lois Klingenberg, and they gave birth to Bonnie Jean Leek, Susanna Leek, and Randall Leek.
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1928 - 1985 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that Jesse Richard Leek was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1932, Jesse was just 4 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1952, when he was 24 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1974, he was 46 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1985, in the year of Jesse Richard Leek's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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