Individual Record 438

Name}   Walker, Leslie George Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:  Date} Fam 23 Jan 1902 Place} Mammoth, Juab, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa 5 Jun 1924 Place} Salt Lake LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  8 Aug 1997 Place}  
Burial: Date} Aft  8 Aug 1997 Place} Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1824=Genealogy
Source 2} 150=Genealogy
Source 3} 171 = 1910 USA cen
Source 4} 772 = 1920 USA cen
Source 5} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 6} 1828=1930 USA cen
Source 7} 1829=1940 USA cen
Source 8} 1004=Index
Source 9} 1743=City directy
Source 10}1830=Newspaper
Source 11}1806=S.S. record
Source 12}1735=S.S. record
Source 13}1784=Cemetery rec
Parents: } George Henry Walker & Alice Louisa Stout
   Relationship No.} 77
1st Household No.} 58 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Boiler washer
       Occupation 2} Crane operator
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Finlinson, Margie Kate
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Leslie George Walker was born 23 Jan 1902 in Mammoth, Juab, Utah.  He was the second of twelve children for George Henry Walker and Alice Louisa Stout.  He had an older sister Rela, born in 1899, and four younger brothers:  Reed Clemons born in 1904, Hosea Leon in 1906, Alma Leo in 1908, and Orson Whitney in 1910.

In the 1910 U.S. census, Leslie was living with his family on their own farm in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His father George was a general farmer, farming on his own account.  The children were Rulie (Rela), 10, Leslie G., 8, Reed C., 6, Hosea L., 4, and Alma L., 1 month.  Also in the household was James H. Hepworth, 13, a cousin.  Rela, Leslie and James had attended school.

Alma Leo died in 1911 from bronchial pneumonia following the measles.  Jay Everett was born in 1912, Elizabeth in 1914, Rolf Stout in 1916, and Ned Stout in 1918.  Rolf died in 1919 of pernicous anemia.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Hinckley, Leslie's family was enumerated in a house, not on a farm.  His father George was a salesman for a lumber company.  The children were Rela, 20, Leslie G., 18, in school, Reed C., 15, in school, Hosea L., 13, in school, Orson W., 9, in school, Everett, 7, Elizabeth, 5, and Ned S., 1.  Following that census, Karl Francis and Floyd Henry were added to the family.

Leslie married Margie Kate Finlinson on 4 Jun 1924 in Juab County, Utah.  They were married in the LDS temple in Salt Lake City on 5 Jun 1924.  In the 1930 U.S. census, Leslie and his wife were were living in Lynndyl, Millard, Utah.  They owned their house, located West of Main Street, valued at $1,500.  They did not own a radio set.  Leslie was a boiler washer for the railroad company.  They had two daughters, Kleis, 5, and Udene, 1, both born in Utah.  The family moved to Idaho in 1934.

Leslie and his wife Margie are listed in the Pocatello, Idaho, City Directory, 1936, living at 657 N. Grant Avenue.  In the 1940 U.S. census, they are listed at this same address.  Leslie was a crane operator for the Union Pacific Railroad.  He had completed four years of high school.  Their daughters were Kleis, 15, and Udene, 11.  The 1946 and 1949 Pocatello directories list their address at 521 E. Dunn Street.  By 1965, they had moved to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

In the Salt Lake City, Utah, City Directory, 1965, Leslie and Margie are listed at 335 E. 3d South, Apt 202.  Leslie was now a supervisor for the Union Pacific Railroad.  By 1970, he had retired.  They celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in June 1974 with a party in Salt Lake City.

Leslie's wife Margie died 27 Sep 1994 in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho.  Leslie died 8 Aug 1997.  Place of death is unknown.  They are buried in the Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date} Fam  4 Jun 1910 Place}   Leslie George Walker
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Leslie George Walker
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 4 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 26 Sep 2015
Date Created}  12 Feb 1994
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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