Louis Alex Ruehl

5 July 1884–15 May 1971 (Age 86)
Horicon, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Louis Alex

When Louis Alex Ruehl was born on 5 July 1884, in Horicon, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Alexander "Alex" Ruehl, was 32 and his mother, Maria (aka Mary, Anna) Schneider, was 26. He married Lena Bertha Schroeder on 25 March 1913, in Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Viola, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Viola Township, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 15 May 1971, in Dumfries, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Louis Alex Ruehl
Lena Bertha Schroeder
Marriage: 25 March 1913
Murva Luella Ruehl
Margaret Ruehl

Spouse and Children

25 March 1913
Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander "Alex" Ruehl


    Maria (aka Mary, Anna) Schneider




    Francisca "Frances" Anna Ruehl


    Franklin Henry Ruehl




    Ole W Ruehl


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 23

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German (also Rühle): see Ruhl .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Louis Ruehl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lewis Ruehl in household of Alexander Ruehl, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis Ruehl, "United States Census, 1930"

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