William Kenmore Schweitzer

1901–1969 (Age 68)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Kenmore

When William Kenmore Schweitzer was born in 1901, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, William S Schweitzer, was 23 and his mother, Florence C. McDonald, was 24. He married Helen Alberta Knuth on 17 October 1925, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States in 1935 and Representative District 6, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1940. He died in 1969, in Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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William Kenmore Schweitzer
Helen Alberta Knuth
Marriage: 17 October 1925
William Kenmore Schweitzer
Glenn Edwin Schweitzer
Dennis L Schweitzer

Spouse and Children

17 October 1925
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States



    Glenn Edwin Schweitzer


    Dennis L Schweitzer


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 0

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 12

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Switzerland, from Middle High German swīzer, German Schweizer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William K Schweitzer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William K Schweitzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenmore Schweitzer in household of William Schweitzer, "United States Census, 1920"

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