August Fredrick Henke

16 October 1908–13 March 1996 (Age 87)
Sigel, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of August Fredrick

When August Fredrick Henke was born on 16 October 1908, in Sigel, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, his father, August William Hanke, was 37 and his mother, Martha W A Fahl, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Mildred Newman. He died on 13 March 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 87.

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August Fredrick Henke
Mildred Newman
Donald Dean Henke

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    August William Hanke





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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 11

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

1 German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich .2 Dutch: variant of Hanke, a pet form of Johann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • August Frederick Henke, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"
  • August Frederick Henke, "Find A Grave Index"
  • August F Henke, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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