Joseph Francis Riehle

5 July 1867–16 January 1944 (Age 76)
Spillville, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States

The Life of Joseph Francis

When Joseph Francis Riehle was born on 5 July 1867, in Spillville, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States, his father, Conrad Riehle, was 39 and his mother, Anna Jarosh, was 30. He married Katherine M. Heldt about 1892, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Stapleton Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Dayton Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1944, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 76.

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Joseph Francis Riehle
Katherine M. Heldt
Marriage: about 1892
Carl Adams Will Riehle
Elmer Riehle
Clemence Riehle
Louise Riehle
Aloysuis J Riehle

Spouse and Children

about 1892
Iowa, United States




    Clemence Riehle


    Louise Riehle


    Aloysuis J Riehle


Parents and Siblings

    Conrad Riehle


    Anna Jarosh




    Caroline Emma Riehle


    Elizabeth Riehle


    Anthony Riehle


    Frank J Riehle


    Mary Anna Riehle


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 17

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Riehl .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joesph F Riekle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Riley in household of Conrad Riley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joe Reile in household of Conrad Reile, "United States Census, 1870"

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