Benjamin Charles Tople

1921–1967 (Age 46)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of Benjamin Charles

When Benjamin Charles Tople was born on 7 February 1921, in South Dakota, United States, his father, Charles August Topel, was 37 and his mother, Nina Grace Morris, was 28. He married Evelyn Irene Wagner on 16 January 1941, in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States. He lived in Day, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Bristol, Day, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died in March 1967, at the age of 46.

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Benjamin Charles Tople
Evelyn Irene Wagner
Marriage: 16 January 1941

Spouse & Children

16 January 1941
Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 14

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 German (Töpel): habitational name from Töpeln near Leipzig; Bahlow also makes reference to Tepl in Bohemia and Töppeln near Gera, probably all deriving their names from Slavic topol ‘poplar’.2 German: from Slavic toplu ‘warm’, possibly applied as a nickname.3 Jewish (from Poland): from Polish topiel ‘whirlpool’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bennie C Tople, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"
  • Benjamin Tople, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Benjamin C Topel in household of Charles A Topel, "United States Census, 1940"

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