Beatrice Phalen

1905–13 January 1975 (Age 70)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Beatrice

Beatrice Phalen was born in 1905, in Wisconsin, United States as the daughter of Charles Francis Phalen and Margaret Mulqueen. She had at least 1 daughter with Charles Edward Ridyard. She lived in Escanaba, Delta, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died on 13 January 1975, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Des Plaines, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Edward Ridyard
Beatrice Phalen
Mary Eleanor Ridyard

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 0

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 20

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Name Meaning

Variant of German Vahlen, from a tribal name, as in Ostfalen (Eastphalia) and Westfalen (Westphalia). Compare Bayer , Hess , Sachs , Schwab .

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

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  • Beatrice Ridyard in household of Charles Ridyard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beatrice M Phalen in household of Charles F Phalen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beatrice Phalen in household of Charles F Phalen, "United States Census, 1920"

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