Arthur Francis Houle

11 October 1901–8 January 1955 (Age 53)
Crandon, Forest, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Arthur Francis

When Arthur Francis Houle was born on 11 October 1901, in Crandon, Forest, Wisconsin, United States, his father, David Robert Houle, was 46 and his mother, Ophelia Angeline Wescott, was 32. He married Mary Britten on 17 July 1923, in Marenisco, Gogebic, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Watersmeet, Gogebic, Michigan, United States for about 15 years and Marenisco Township, Gogebic, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 8 January 1955, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Francis Houle
Mary Britten
Marriage: 17 July 1923
James Arther Houle
Ruth O Houle

Spouse and Children

17 July 1923
Marenisco, Gogebic, Michigan, United States


    James Arther Houle


    Ruth O Houle


Parents and Siblings

    David Robert Houle


    Ophelia Angeline Wescott





    Mable Elizabeth Houle


    Eva Houle


    Robert Houle


    Louisa Houle


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 2

"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."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 French: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Hildo ( see Hildebrand , Houde ).2 French: habitational name from any of several places in Normandy called La Houle or Les Houles, named in Old French with the singular or plural of houle ‘cave’.3 English: variant of Hole .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Houle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur F Houle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Houle in household of David Houle, "United States Census, 1920"

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