Frederic Luther Kline

5 June 1883–27 August 1945 (Age 62)
Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frederic Luther

When Frederic Luther Kline was born on 5 June 1883, in Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Madison Sylvester Kline, was 30 and his mother, Caroline Carrie Viola Luther, was 22. He married Lella Ethel Case on 25 April 1906, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Franklin Township, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Kent, Kent, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 27 August 1945, in Broadview Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Frederic Luther Kline
Lella Ethel Case
Marriage: 25 April 1906

Spouse and Children

25 April 1906
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Michelson-Morley Experiment

Age 4

In an attempt to detect a medium of space called aether, Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley started to experiment to see if there was any relative motion of matter through light waves. The result was negative and is generally considered to be the first strong evidence against the aether theory. Even though it has failed multiple times, the same type of experiment has been repeated many times with higher amounts of sensitivity to the sensors.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Dutch, German, and Jewish Klein .2 Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): probably a nickname or topographic name from klin ‘wedge’, ‘wooden peg’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fredrick L Kline, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fredrick L Kline, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred L Kline, "United States Census, 1940"

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