Frederick William Wren Jr.

11 October 1903–26 September 1967 (Age 63)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick William

When Frederick William Wren Jr. was born on 11 October 1903, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Frederick William Wren, was 33 and his mother, Bertha Caroline Humble, was 30. He married Helen I Goodrich on 17 February 1926, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 26 September 1967, in Leyden Township, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Oakbrook Terrace, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Frederick William Wren Jr.
Helen I Goodrich
Marriage: 17 February 1926
Frederick William Wren III
Carol L. Wren
William Robert Wren
Donald Fay Wren
Walter Leroy Wren

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  • Marriage
    17 February 1926Cook, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World
    Age 2
    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
    Age 17
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from the bird, from Middle English wrenne ‘wren’ (Old English wrenna, wrænna), perhaps for a person of small stature.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rinn (see Ring ).Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Uren .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Fredrick William Wren, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
    • Frederick W Wren in household of Frederick W Wren, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Frederick W Wren, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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