Louisiana Purchase <I>O'Leary</I> Wampler

Louisiana Purchase O'Leary Wampler

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Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Death 18 Jun 2003 (aged 100)
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7607623 · View Source
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American folk figure. She was the first baby to be born on the grounds of the 1904 World's Fair. Her father, who was a construction worker, was contracted to build the fair on the grounds at the time. Her name was derived from the official name of the fair. She died on June 18, 2003 two months short of her 101st birthday and 10 months short of the 100th anniversary of the fair.

Bio by: Tim Crutchfield


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 22 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7607623
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louisiana Purchase O'Leary Wampler (20 Aug 1902–18 Jun 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7607623, citing Saint Matthew Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .