Larry James Schenkel

13 March 1939–10 September 2009 (Age 70)
Hays, Ellis, Kansas, United States

The Life of Larry James

When Larry James Schenkel was born on 13 March 1939, in Hays, Ellis, Kansas, United States, his father, Alexander Schenkel, was 38 and his mother, Meta Bisterfeldt, was 27. He had at least 4 daughters with Judith M Cunningham. He died on 10 September 2009, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in La Crosse Cemetery, La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Larry James Schenkel
Judith M Cunningham
Shelly M Schenkel
Jo Ann Schenkel
Karen L Schenkel
Emily Catherine Schenkel

Spouse and Children



    Shelly M Schenkel


    Emily Catherine Schenkel


    Jo Ann Schenkel


    Karen L Schenkel


Parents and Siblings


    Meta Bisterfeldt




    JoAnn Margerete Schenkel


    Marion Eugene Schenkel



World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Age 15

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with long or otherwise notable legs, from Middle High German schenkel, Middle Dutch schenkel, schinkel ‘thigh’, ‘lower leg’, German Schenkel ‘thigh’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Larry J Schenkel in household of Alex Schenkel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Larry J Schenkel in entry for Richard Yebra and Shelly M Schenkel, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Larry Schenkel in entry for Larry Schenkel, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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