Albert Francis Klem

23 March 1867–9 March 1951 (Age 83)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Francis

When Albert Francis Klem was born on 23 March 1867, in New York, United States, his father, Bernard Walter Klem, was 57 and his mother, Beatrix Foeller, was 37. He married Clothilda Marie DeBaudt on 15 September 1888, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Detroit Ward 10, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 9 March 1951, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Albert Francis Klem
Clothilda Marie DeBaudt
Marriage: 15 September 1888
Edwin Bernard Klem
Albert Eugene Klem
Roman Aloysius Mary Klem
Clarence Eugene Klem
Marie B Klem
Leo Joseph Klem
Jule William Klem Sr
Agnes Klem
Julia Klem

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  • Marriage
    15 September 1888Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Railroad Refrigerator Car
    Age 1
    During the mid-19th century, attempts were made to ship perishable products by rail. The Western Railroad of Massachusetts was the first to experiment with the concept, but it was only functional in cold weather. In 1868, William Davis, of Detroit, patented a refrigerator car that used a frozen mixture of ice and salt to keep everything cold for shipment. It could be used in all weather and in all seasons. He sold the design to George H. Hammond, a Detroit meat packer, who built a set of cars to transport his products to Boston using ice from the Great Lakes for cooling.
    1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit
    Age 22
    The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 804;2007: 1490; 2010: 2365)German:from a short form of the personal name Klemens (see Clement ).

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Albert Klein in entry for Norman Klein, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Albert Klem in household of Burnard Klem, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Albert F. in entry for Clarence E. Klem and Mary C. Devlieger, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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