Arnold W. Klitzing

30 June 1896–17 December 1995 (Age 99)
Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life of Arnold W.

When Arnold W. Klitzing was born on 30 June 1896, in Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Klitzing, was 35 and his mother, Jacobina "Bena" Karrer, was 29. He died on 17 December 1995, in Westerville, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 99.

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Arnold W. Klitzing
Synda Mccaffree

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Klitzing


    Jacobina "Bena" Karrer




    Myrtle Klitzing


    Edna Mae Klitzing




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1916 · City

Age 20

In 1916, Westerville became the first town/village [?] in Ohio to adopt a council-manager form of city government.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Klinzig, nickname for a tiny person.

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

Sources (1)

  • Arnold Klitzin in household of Charley Klitzin, "United States Census, 1900"

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