Frank Frankenfield

Maleabout 1875–

Brief Life History of Frank

Frank Frankenfield was born about 1875, in Indiana, United States. He married Grace Hinton on 7 December 1918, in Indiana, United States.

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Frank Frankenfield
about 1875–
Grace Hinton
Marriage: 7 December 1918

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  • Marriage
    7 December 1918Indiana, United States
  • World Events (3)

    about 1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    about 1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

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    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

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    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Frankenfeld: habitational name from any of several places called Frankenfeld (literally, ‘Franconian field’) in central Germany and Bavaria. As a Jewish name, it is artificial.

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

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