Benjamin Franklin Leininger

25 July 1878–24 June 1953 (Age 74)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Leininger was born on 25 July 1878, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac S Leininger, was 33 and his mother, Mary Alice Albright, was 20. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Lottie Irene Helfrich. He lived in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 June 1953, in Mount Penn, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Aulenbach's Cemetery, Mount Penn, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Leininger
Lottie Irene Helfrich
James Earl Leininger
Sarah Larue Leininger
Benjamin F Leininger

Spouse and Children



    James Earl Leininger


    Sarah Larue Leininger


    Benjamin F Leininger


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac S Leininger


    Mary Alice Albright





    Mary Alice Leininger


    Alva Amanda Leininger


    Laura L Leininger



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Leiningen.

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

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Sources (3)

  • B Frank Leininger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Benjamin F Leininger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benjamin F Leininger, "United States Census, 1940"

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