Arnold Frederick List

29 October 1922–2 May 1996 (Age 73)
Sherry, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Arnold Frederick

When Arnold Frederick List was born on 29 October 1922, in Sherry, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Walter George Matthias List, was 37 and his mother, Rosa Behrs, was 33. He died on 2 May 1996, in Embarrass, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Zion, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States.

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Walter George Matthias List
Rosa Behrs
Walter J List
Edgar Alexander List
Armin List
Wilmar John List
Rose E List
Ewald 'Hezzie' List
Arnold Frederick List
Elmer List
Viola List

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 10

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: nickname for someone who was wise and knowledgeable, from Middle High German list, Dutch list ‘wisdom’, ‘ingenuity’.2 Dutch: habitational name from Ter List, the name being derived from the plant lis ‘iris’, ‘flag’.3 Americanized spelling of Hungarian Liszt, a metonymic occupational name for a miller, from liszt ‘flour’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Arnold List in household of Walter List, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arnold List in household of Walter List, "United States Census, 1930"

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