Roy Franklin Miner

23 April 1907–31 December 1996 (Age 89)
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Roy Franklin

When Roy Franklin Miner was born on 23 April 1907, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William H. Miner, was 25 and his mother, Anna Walters, was 20. He lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. He died on 31 December 1996, in Muskego, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in New Berlin, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Roy Franklin Miner
Florence R. Kleinhans

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    Florence R. Kleinhans


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    Harold Miner


    Ruth Miner



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 12

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who built mines, either for the excavation of coal and other minerals, or as a technique in the medieval art of siege warfare. The word represents an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French mine ‘mine’ (a word of Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic mein ‘ore’, ‘mine’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leroy Miner in household of William H Miner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy F Miner in entry for Irma Ruth Keenan, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Roy in entry for Harold Miner, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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