Cornelius Francis Schleicher

20 March 1891–10 March 1953 (Age 62)
Slatedale, Washington Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cornelius Francis

When Cornelius Francis Schleicher was born on 20 March 1891, in Slatedale, Washington Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles Franklin Schleicher, was 28 and his mother, Rosa A. Kern, was 21. He married Minnie Valara Schlosser on 19 August 1914, in Slatington, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 10 March 1953, in Slatedale, Washington Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Slatedale, Washington Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Francis Schleicher
Minnie Valara Schlosser
Marriage: 19 August 1914
Helen Mary Schleicher
Russell Francis Schleicher
Ray James Scheicher
Luella Elizabeth Schleicher

Spouse and Children

19 August 1914
Slatington, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Franklin Schleicher


    Rosa A. Kern




    Anna M. Schleicher



    Walter N. Schleicher


    Sarah Schleicher


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a furtive or stealthy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German slīchen, German schleichen ‘to creep silently’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Schleicher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frances C Schleicher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis C Schleicher, "United States Census, 1940"

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