Richard Joseph Degenfelder

3 February 1913–9 August 2001 (Age 88)
Collins, Collins, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Richard Joseph

When Richard Joseph Degenfelder was born on 3 February 1913, in Collins, Collins, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Degenfelder, was 28 and his mother, Mary Clara Bantle, was 22. He married Gladys Gertrude Rogers on 26 December 1935, in Eden, Erie, New York, United States. He lived in Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States for about 5 years and Hamburg, Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States in 1925. He died on 9 August 2001, in New York, United States, at the age of 88.

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Richard Joseph Degenfelder
Gladys Gertrude Rogers
Marriage: 26 December 1935

Spouse and Children

26 December 1935
Eden, Erie, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Henry Degenfelder





World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 4

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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  • Richard Degenfelder in household of Joseph Degenfelder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard Degenfelder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Degenfelder, "New York State Census, 1925"

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