Harry W. Lepthien

Brief Life History of Harry W.

When Harry W. Lepthien was born on 9 April 1886, in Illinois, United States, his father, Wilhelm Lepthien, was 36 and his mother, Anna Christina Pauline Pump, was 31. He died on 26 December 1941, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Lepthien
1849–1899
Anna Christina Pauline Pump
1855–1925
Wilhelm ( William John) Lepthien
1876–
Ida Lepthien
1880–
Elfriede Lepthien
1882–
Paul Lepthien
1882–
Hans Lepthien
1884–
Anna Rose Lepthien
1894–
Edward G. Lepthien
1884–1944
Harry W. Lepthien
1886–1941
Herbert Augusta Lepthien
1894–1982

Sources (5)

  • Harry Lepthlen in household of Carolina Lepthlen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Lepthian im Haushalt von Pauline Lepthian, „Volkszählung der Vereinigten Staaten 1910“
  • Harry W Lepthien, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Pet form of Henry . This was the usual English form of Henry in the Middle Ages and later. It was used by Shakespeare , for example, as the familiar name of the mature King Henry V ( compare Hal ). Since the publication of the first of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter titles (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone) in 1997 , Harry has become extremely popular as an independent given name.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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