Lawrence Fritz Katzenmeyer

19 January 1937–14 January 2009 (Age 72)
Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lawrence Fritz

When Lawrence Fritz Katzenmeyer was born on 19 January 1937, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, his father, Fritz DeWitt Katzenmeyer, was 25 and his mother, Rheta Ellen Rosenlund, was 21. He died on 14 January 2009, at the age of 71.

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Fritz DeWitt Katzenmeyer
Rheta Ellen Rosenlund
Lawrence Fritz Katzenmeyer

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 4

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for the owner or tenant of the Katzenhof ‘cat farm’, from Middle High German katze ‘cat’ + meier ‘farmer’ (Latin major domus, literally ‘keeper of the household’).2 variant of Casimir ( see Kazmierczak ), which in German- and Yiddish-speaking environments produced forms such as Kasem(e)ier and Katzemeier.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laurence Katzenmeyer in household of Fritz Katzenmeyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Larry F Katzenmeyer, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Lawrence Fritz Katzenmeyer, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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