Frederick Forest Randolph

7 November 1888–
Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States

The Life of Frederick Forest

When Frederick Forest Randolph was born on 7 November 1888, in Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States, his father, Fred A. Randolph, was 37 and his mother, Caroline Oxford, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Fred A. Randolph
1851–1920
Caroline Oxford
1855–1910
Clara (Clarissa) B. Randolph
1879–1969
Randolph
1885–
Farill Oliver Randolph
1886–
Frederick Forest Randolph
1888–
Cora Randolph
1893–

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 25

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

English and German: classicized spelling of Randolf, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rand ‘rim’ (of a shield), ‘shield’ + wolf ‘wolf’. This was introduced into England by Scandinavian settlers in the Old Norse form Rannúlfr, and was reinforced after the Norman Conquest by the Norman form Randolf.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Frederick Forest Randolph - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth-name: Frederick Forest Randolph

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