Jacob Feinberg

Male27 March 1889–13 September 1949

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Feinberg was born on 27 March 1889, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Simon Feinberg, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Kahn, was 38. He died on 13 September 1949, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Samuel Simon Feinberg
Elizabeth Kahn
Jennette Feinberg
Annie Feinberg
Hannah Feinberg
Abraham Jack Feinberg
Bertha Feinberg
Jacob Feinberg

Sources (9)

  • Jacob Feinberg in household of Catherine Feinberg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob Feinberg, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Jacob Feinberg, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 3

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 16

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Meyer, Emanuel, Avi, Hyman, Isadore, Aron, Avrom, Batya, Chaim, Eliahu.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German fein ‘fine’ + Berg ‘mountain, hill’.

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

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