William Fred Kolkhorst

13 February 1903–7 October 1979 (Age 76)
Missouri, United States

The Life of William Fred

When William Fred Kolkhorst was born on 13 February 1903, in Missouri, United States, his father, Friedrich Wilhelm Kolkhorst, was 36 and his mother, Bertha Stein, was 30. He married Blanche Simpson in February 0014, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 October 1979, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in College Hill Cemetery, Lebanon Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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William Fred Kolkhorst
1903–1979
Blanche Simpson
1909–1996

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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 7

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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 22

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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Sources (3)

  • William Kolkhorst, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William F Kolkhorst in household of Frederick H Koekhorst, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William F Kolkhorst in household of Fred W Rolkhorst, "United States Census, 1920"

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