Francis J “Buddy” Kron

Brief Life History of Francis J “Buddy”

When Francis J “Buddy” Kron was born on 5 June 1939, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Bernard Francis Rixner Sr, was 30 and his mother, Anna Belle Crame, was 29. He died on 16 July 2000, in his hometown, at the age of 61.

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Bernard Francis Rixner Sr
Anna Belle Crame
Olive Annette Kron
Bernard "Winky" Rixner
Gertrude Winifred Kron
Francis J “Buddy” Kron
Katherine Marie Kron

Sources (7)

  • Francis J Kron, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Francis Kron - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Francis Kron
  • Francis J Kron, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1941 · The Four Freedoms

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

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

Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Helmut, Otto, Gerhard, Gunther, Hermann, Kurt, Manfred, Othmar, Siegfried, Winfried.

German and Swedish: from Middle High German krōn(e) ‘garland, chaplet, diadem’, Swedish krona (from Latin corona). As a German surname it may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house with this sign or a nickname for a bald or tonsured man. The Swedish surname, on the other hand, is probably an ornamental name.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Krone .

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

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