Alexander Fischer

1895–1980 (Age 85)
Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Fischer was born on 12 March 1895, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States, his father, John Henry Fischer, was 26 and his mother, Josephine Schumacher, was 26. He married Louise Roth on 30 April 1917, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States for about 40 years. He died in November 1980, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 85.

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Alexander Fischer
Louise Roth
Marriage: 30 April 1917
Eugene J Fischer

Spouse & Children

30 April 1917
Orleans, Louisiana, United States


  • Eugene J Fischer


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alex Fischer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alex Fisher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alexander Fischer, "United States Census, 1940"

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