Clara Reichel

1891–Female
Missouri, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Reichel was born in March 1891, in Missouri, United States, her father, Ulrich Reichel, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Koerber, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Ulrich Reichel
1863–1925
Catherine Koerber
1865–1894
Elizabeth Reichel
1890–1962
Clara Reichel
1891–
Mary Ida Reichel
1892–

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 7

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a pet form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with the Germanic element rīc ‘power’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Raykhl, a pet form of Raykhe, which in turn is derived from Yiddish raykh ‘rich’.

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

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