Elmer Fred Hossmann

Brief Life History of Elmer Fred

When Elmer Fred Hossmann was born on 14 June 1904, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Frederic J. Hossmann Jr., was 25 and his mother, Anna Helen Wendorf, was 23. He married Jeanette Wesolowski on 28 September 1927, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 21 October 1966, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Elmer Fred Hossmann
1904–1966
Jeanette Wesolowski
1906–1986
Marriage: 28 September 1927
Delores Francis Hossman
1930–2008

Sources (16)

  • Elmer Hossmann in household of Ida Wendorf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer Hossmann, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Elmer F Hossmann, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhard, Nikolaus, Otto.

German: from Middle High German ros ‘horse’ + man ‘man’, applied as an occupational name for a horse breeder, handler or dealer, as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the horse in some way, or as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a horse.

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

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