Hilda Schnitzer

Brief Life History of Hilda

When Hilda Schnitzer was born on 7 April 1911, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Frederick Schnitzer, was 31 and her mother, Celia Stark, was 29. She married Benjamin L Kest on 3 February 1930, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in January 1993, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Beth Israel Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin L Kest
1934–1967
Hilda Schnitzer
1911–1993
Marriage: 3 February 1930
Alan Richard Kest
1930–2012

Sources (14)

  • Hilda Schnitzer in household of Fred Schnitzer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hilda Kekst, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Hilda Schwartz, "Arizona Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers, 1993-1994"

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hillel, Chaim, Avraham, Leib, Meyer, Myer, Shraga, Zev. German Wolf, Ernst, Kurt, Math, Willi.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German snitzære ‘woodcutter, carver, crossbow maker’. German Schnitzer.

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

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