Ralph Frederick Kenning

17 August 1907–3 July 1995 (Age 87)
Eden, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ralph Frederick

When Ralph Frederick Kenning was born on 17 August 1907, in Eden, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Herman Frederick Kenning, was 30 and his mother, Bertha Grace Glines, was 27. He lived in Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 July 1995, in Bouse, La Paz, Arizona, United States, at the age of 87.

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Herman Frederick Kenning
Bertha Grace Glines
Ralph Frederick Kenning
Marjorie Kenning
Earl Allen Kenning
Marion Kenning

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 3

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English:2 German: from the personal name Keno, derivative of Konrad .3 German: patronymic from the Frisian personal name Keno; alternatively, but less likely, from a derivation of the old Nordic root gan ‘spell’, ‘magic’, which was used in personal names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph F Kenning in household of Bertha G Kenning, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Kenning im Haushalt von Herman Kenning, „United States Census, 1920“
  • Ralph F Kenning, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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