Arthur Christian Prine

12 December 1895–June 1983 (Age 87)
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur Christian

When Arthur Christian Prine was born on 12 December 1895, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, his father, Henry Augustus Prine, was 40 and his mother, Dora Sophia Johnson, was 32. He married Margaret Dole Foreman on 26 September 1923, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1942. He registered for military service in 1917. He died in June 1983, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Rosemont, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Arthur Christian Prine
Margaret Dole Foreman
Marriage: 26 September 1923
Margaret Anne Prine

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  • Marriage
    26 September 1923Franklin, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    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.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 15
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 23
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French Perrin .In some cases also an Americanized form of Dutch Pruyn or perhaps of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.History: The surname Prine is established among the descendants of the Huguenot immigrant Daniel Perrin (1642–1719); see Perrin .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Arthur B. Prine, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Arthur Paine, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Arthur C. Prine, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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