Karl Lindauer

11 October 1880–25 May 1969 (Age 88)
Buttenhausen, Münsingen, Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Karl

When Karl Lindauer was born on 11 October 1880, in Buttenhausen, Münsingen, Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Solomon Lindauer, was 48 and his mother, Karoline Bernheimer, was 34. He married Emma Oestreich in 1913, in Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 25 May 1969, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88.

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Karl Lindauer
Emma Oestreich
Marriage: 1913
Lotte Lindauer
Heinz Lindauer

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Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Lindauer


    Karoline Bernheimer




    Sophie Lindauer


    Jakob Lindauer


    Sigmund Lindauer


    Moritz Lindauer


    Adolph Lindauer


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 10

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 25

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Lindau .

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

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