Howard Elwood Strohmaier

15 December 1913–8 May 1996 (Age 82)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Howard Elwood

When Howard Elwood Strohmaier was born on 15 December 1913, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Adolph Henry Strohmaier, was 23 and his mother, Agnes Wiese, was 22. He married Helen Virginia Ward on 19 May 1937, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Detroit Ward 12, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Green Oak, Livingston, Michigan, United States in 1996. He died on 8 May 1996, in Superior, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Livonia, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Howard Elwood Strohmaier
Helen Virginia Ward
Marriage: 19 May 1937

Spouse and Children

19 May 1937
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Adolph Henry Strohmaier


    Agnes Wiese




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 7

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Strohmeyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard Strokmaier in household of Adolph Strokmaier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard E Strohmaier in household of Adolph H Strohmaier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Elwood Strohmaier, "Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996"

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