Leslie Vernon Rivet Sr.1,2,3

#4187, b. 16 Sep 1924, d. 4 Dec 2015
Last Edited:5 Mar 2017
FatherAnthony Roger Rivet Jr.1 b. 1 Nov 1897, d. 12 Sep 1943
MotherAlbina Beihler1 b. 10 Sep 1897, d. 10 Jun 1974
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Leslie Vernon Rivet Sr. and Marie Gaudet

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthLeslie Vernon Rivet Sr. was born on 16 Sep 1924 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.3,4
Census1930, sonLeslie Rivet (given age 5) was enumerated as a son of Roger Rivet Jr. (given age 32) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Turnerville, Iberville Parish, LA.4
Census1940, sonLeslie V Rivet (given age 15) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Roger A. Rivet (given age 42), living at 812 Plaquemine Street at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Leslie had a 4th grade education. He was employed as a delivery boy for a retail grocery store, and had worked 72 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940. In 1939, he was employed for 36 weeks and earned $126.2
MilitaryLeslie V. Rivet entered service in the military on 18 Nov 1942 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, as a Private in the U.S. Army during World War II. His enlistment was for the duration of the war plus 6 months. He was discharged on 11 Mar 1946.5
MarriageHe married Marie Gaudet.3
DraftRegLeslie Vernon Rivet registered for the second draft for World War II on 30 Aug 1948. At that time, his residence was in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, and he gave the name of his wife, Marie Rivet, as someone who would always know his address. He was married and a father, and worked as a milk truck driver for Iberville Pasteurization Plant in Plaquemine. Leslie was described as being 5 feet 7 inches tall and 170 pounds, and had blue eyes, brown hair, and ruddy complexion.3
ResidenceAt the time of his brother Errol's death in 1986, Leslie Vernon Rivet Sr. lived in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.6
ResidenceAt the time of his brother Eldred's death in 1998, Leslie Vernon Rivet Sr. lived in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1
DeathHe died at age 91 on 4 Dec 2015 at Nottingham Regional Care in Baton Rouge, LA.7
BurialHe was buried at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.7

Citations:

  1. [S133] The Baton Rouge Advocate. Obituary. Online http://theadvocate.com
  2. [S821] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S996] World War II Second Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1948-1959. FamilySearch.org. Online image.
  4. [S278] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S302] Ancestry.com, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  6. [S1585] The Baton Rouge Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. obituary.
  7. [S1478] The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. obituary.