Alex R Litzenberger

13 October 1905–9 September 1995 (Age 89)
Yagodnaya Polyana, Saratov Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union

The Life of Alex R

When Alex R Litzenberger was born on 13 October 1905, in Yagodnaya Polyana, Saratov Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union, his father, Heinrich Peter Litzenberger, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Koch, was 29. He lived in Colfax, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 9 September 1995, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 89.

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Heinrich Peter Litzenberger
Elizabeth (Lizzie) Koch
Alex R Litzenberger
Pauline Litzenberger
Albert Litzenberger
Henry Litzenberger

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 4

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 24

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

Altered spelling of German Lützenberger, a variant of Lützenburg ( see Litzenberg ).

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

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  • Alex S Litzenberger in household of Henry Litzenberger, "United States Census, 1920"

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