John Phillip Adolph Sr.

1884–1962 (Age 78)

The Life of John Phillip

John Phillip Adolph Sr. was born on 20 February 1884, in Russia. He married Anna Margaretha Trupp on 19 April 1907, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States in 1940. He died on 14 March 1962, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States.

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John Phillip Adolph Sr.
Anna Margaretha Trupp
Marriage: 19 April 1907
Phillip Adolph Jr.
Ferdinand P. Adolph

Spouse & Children

19 April 1907
Fresno, Fresno, California, United States


World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 7

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Classicized spelling of Adolf .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Phillip Adolph, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fillip Adolph, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phillip Adolph, "United States Census, 1910"

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