Fred Eugene Alt

16 December 1894–29 March 1996 (Age 101)
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Fred Eugene

When Fred Eugene Alt was born on 16 December 1894, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Sylvester Alt, was 26 and his mother, Nellie E. Martin, was 19. He lived in Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Madison Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 29 March 1996, in Moscow, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 101.

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Peter Sylvester Alt
Nellie E. Martin
Fred Eugene Alt
Mary Alt
John W Alt
Thelma L. Alt
Emily E Alt
Reah F Alt

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    Mary Alt


    Thelma L. Alt



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from alt ‘old’, typically applied as a distinguishing epithet to the older of two bearers of the same personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Z Alt in household of Peter S Alt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred G Alt in household of Peter Alt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Alt in household of Peter Alt, "United States Census, 1900"

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