Lena Derrico

9 April 1889–11 September 1958 (Age 69)
Italy

The Life of Lena

Lena Derrico was born on 9 April 1889, in Italy. She had at least 2 sons. She lived in Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 11 September 1958, in Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69.

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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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

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. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Italian: unexplained.

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

Sources (1)

  • Lena Derrico, "United States Census, 1940"

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