Bernard Frances Loren

1902–1999 (Age 96)
Greig, Greig, Lewis, New York, United States

The Life of Bernard Frances

When Bernard Frances Loren was born on 8 May 1902, in Greig, Greig, Lewis, New York, United States, his father, Peter Francis Loren, was 33 and his mother, Mary A Hynes, was 28. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Evelyn Cecelia Pelletier. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 17, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 27 January 1999, in Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Bernard Frances Loren
Evelyn Cecelia Pelletier
Virginia Loren
Bernard Loren

Spouse & Children



  • Virginia Loren


  • Bernard Loren


Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Francis Loren


  • Mary A Hynes




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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1928 · The Detroit Zoo

Age 26

The Detroit Zoological Society was founded in 1911, but the zoo didn't officially open until August 1, 1928. At the opening ceremony, Mayor John C. Nagel was to speak to the gathered crowd. Arriving late, Nagel parked his car behind the bear dens and as he came rushing around the front. A polar bear leaped from the moat in the den and stood directly in front of Nagel. Unaware how precarious his situation was, Nagel stuck out his hand and walked toward the polar bear joking, ""He's the reception committee. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in America with cage-less exhibits and the first zoo to no longer keep elephants because of the harsh winters causing psychological stress on them.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Lorén): probably a variant of the personal name Llorente .2 Swedish (Lorén): ornamental name composed of an unidentified first element + the adjectival suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bernard Loren, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernhard Loren in household of Jerry Pelletair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard F. Loren, "Find A Grave Index"

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