Heinrich Robert Wilhelm Doering

21 June 1903–25 November 1974 (Age 71)
Hubbard, Hardin, Iowa, United States

The Life of Heinrich Robert Wilhelm

When Heinrich Robert Wilhelm Doering was born on 21 June 1903, in Hubbard, Hardin, Iowa, United States, his father, Albert August Christian Doering, was 28 and his mother, Eda M. Pinske, was 26. He married Hulda Suzanne Reece on 10 September 1924, in Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Hardin Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Tipton Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 25 November 1974, in Hubbard, Hardin, Iowa, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hubbard, Hardin, Iowa, United States.

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Heinrich Robert Wilhelm Doering
Hulda Suzanne Reece
Marriage: 10 September 1924
Albert Eugene Doering
Gary N. Doering

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10 September 1924
Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 10

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 19

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Name Meaning

German (Döring):1. ethnic name for someone from Thuringia (German Thüringen). The region is named from its former occupation by the T(h)uringii, a Germanic tribe. 2. from a personal name based on cognate of turren ‘to dare’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Doering, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Doering in household of Albert Doering, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Henry R Doering in household of Albrt C Doering, "United States Census, 1910"

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