Herbert W Dittmer

11 February 1908–9 April 1964 (Age 56)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Herbert W

When Herbert W Dittmer was born on 11 February 1908, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Dittmer, was 22 and his mother, Cora Wilson, was 20. He married Dorothy L. Ohl on 2 January 1932, in Seneca, Ohio, United States. He lived in Oregon, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 9 April 1964, at the age of 56, and was buried in Ottawa Hills, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Herbert W Dittmer
Dorothy L. Ohl
Marriage: 2 January 1932

Spouse and Children

2 January 1932
Seneca, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Cora Wilson




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.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 5

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 15

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

Name Meaning

North German and Danish: variant of Dittmar .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Dittmer in household of Henry Dittmer Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert Dittmer in household of Henry Dittmer Jr., "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert W Dittmer in household of Henry Dittmer Jr., "United States Census, 1930"

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