Lester Calvin Treffinger

Male12 August 1899–

Brief Life History of Lester Calvin

Lester Calvin Treffinger was born on 12 August 1899, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Jacob Harry Treffinger and Wilhelmina Treffinger.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Harry Treffinger
Wilhelmina Treffinger
Lester Calvin Treffinger
Ellwood F Treffinger

Sources (1)

  • Lester C Treffinger in household of Jacob H Treffinger, "United States Census, 1920"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (2)

World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz.

South German: probably derived from Middle High German treff- ‘fitting, excellent, hitting the nail on the head’, hence a nickname for a successful person.

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

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