Theodore Leonard Kapla

6 November 1911–1 April 1994 (Age 82)
Flintville, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Theodore Leonard

Theodore Leonard Kapla was born on 6 November 1911, in Flintville, Brown, Wisconsin, United States. He married Agnes Evelyn Wolfe on 19 February 1938, in Pound, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Pound, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Wisconsin, United States in 1994. He died on 1 April 1994, in Beaver, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Leonard Kapla
1911–1994
Helen Frances Charapata
1916–2000
Marriage: 29 December 1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1951

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 8

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 23

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

Slovenian (also Kaplja): perhaps a nickname from the noun kaplja ‘drop’, ‘raindrop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Theodore Kapla, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Theodore Leonard Kapla, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"
  • Ted, "Find A Grave Index"

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