Lawrence F Recker

11 December 1899–24 October 1989 (Age 89)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Lawrence F

When Lawrence F Recker was born on 11 December 1899, in Iowa, United States, his father, Ludwig Recker, was 29 and his mother, Gertrud Dorothea Vossmann, was 30. He lived in State Center Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Leota, Nobles, Minnesota, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 October 1989, in Rock, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 89.

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Ludwig Recker
Gertrud Dorothea Vossmann
Clara Recker
Lawrence F Recker
Emil F Recker
Emily T Recker
Henry Carl Recker
Mathilda W. Recker
Paulina M. Recker

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Frisian, and Dutch: from a form of the personal name Richard , or a variant of the Dutch name Rijker, composed of the Germanic elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + hari, heri ‘army’.2 North German: topographic name from Middle Low German recke ‘stretch’, ‘route’, ‘hedge’, or a habitational name for someone from Recke, near Osnabrück.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lawrenece Recker in household of Ludwig Recker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lawrence Recker in household of Louis Recker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lawrence Recker in household of Ludwig Recker, "United States Census, 1940"

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