William Henry Leo Schull

1 October 1891–29 July 1963 (Age 71)
Decoria Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life of William Henry Leo

When William Henry Leo Schull was born on 1 October 1891, in Decoria Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, his father, Albert Carl Schull, was 29 and his mother, Alvina Friedericka Makkus, was 22. He married Bertha Kathryn Alvina Thrun on 29 March 1920, in Minnesota, United States. He died on 29 July 1963, at the age of 71.

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William Henry Leo Schull
Bertha Kathryn Alvina Thrun
Marriage: 29 March 1920

Spouse and Children

29 March 1920
Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 2

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin:1. possibly a variant of Scholl or Schul . 2. alternatively, perhaps a derogatory nickname from Schüll ‘lout’, Middle High German schülle.

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Schull in household of Albert Schull, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Willie Schull in household of Albert Schull, "United States Census, 1910"

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