Joseph Leon Kauffman

1 September 1906–26 April 1987 (Age 80)
Strodes Mills, Granville Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph Leon

When Joseph Leon Kauffman was born on 1 September 1906, in Strodes Mills, Granville Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John I. Kauffman, was 34 and his mother, Mary Bossinger, was 28. He lived in Granville, Granville Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 26 April 1987, in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mount Rock Cemetery, Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John I. Kauffman
Mary Bossinger
Ineza B Kauffman
Irene Louise Kaufman
Joseph Leon Kauffman
Merle D Kauffman

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Bossinger




    Ineza B Kauffman


    Irene Louise Kaufman



    Merle D Kauffman


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

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.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Kaufmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph L Kauffman in household of John B Kauffman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J Leon Kauffman in household of John E Kauffman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon J Kauffman in household of John I Kauffman, "United States Census, 1920"

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