William Rhodes Arnold Jr

23 March 1879–10 April 1953 (Age 74)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of William Rhodes

When William Rhodes Arnold Jr was born on 23 March 1879, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, William Rhodes Arnold Sr., was 39 and his mother, Sarah Hill Carpenter, was 35. He married Clara Louise Wright on 4 June 1902, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States in 1910. He died on 10 April 1953, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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William Rhodes Arnold Jr
1879–1953
Clara Louise Wright
1878–1972
Marriage: 4 June 1902
Mitchell Wright Arnold
1903–1962

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire
Age 16
On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 21
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (18)

  • William Arnold, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • William R Arnold, Jr, "Rhode Island State Census, 1905"
  • William R Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"

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