Alta Lucille Lingenfelter

1 February 1907–19 December 1939 (Age 32)
Buckheart Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alta Lucille

When Alta Lucille Lingenfelter was born on 1 February 1907, in Buckheart Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, her father, Frederick Elmer Lingenfelter, was 29 and her mother, Grace Ethel Lingenfelter, was 25. She married Thomas Polich before 1936. She lived in Joshua Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1939. She died on 19 December 1939, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in White Chapel Cemetery, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Thomas Polich
Alta Lucille Lingenfelter
Marriage: before 1936

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before 1936

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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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 3

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 9

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Lingenfelder, a habitational name for someone from Lingenfeld in the Palatinate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alta L Lingenfetter in household of Frederick E Lingenfetter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alta L Lingenfelter in household of Fred E Lingenfelter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alta Lingenfelter in household of Fred E Lingenfelter, "United States Census, 1920"

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