John Tieken

27 August 1890–23 April 1975 (Age 84)

The Life Summary of John

John Tieken was born on 27 August 1890, in Germany as the son of Gerhard Tieken. He married Emma Johanna Boening on 16 April 1925, in Bexar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 April 1975, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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John Tieken
Emma Johanna Boening
Marriage: 16 April 1925
John Henry Tieken
Marvin Tieken
Loraine Emma Tieken

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1925Bexar, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 4
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    North German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Tiede ( see Thiede ).

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

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    Sources (10)

    • John Tieken, "United States Census, 1930"
    • John Tieken, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    • John Tieken in entry for Loraine Emma Tieken, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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