Arthur Edward Rau

9 July 1907–2 November 1989 (Age 82)
Sauk Rapids, Benton, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Arthur Edward

When Arthur Edward Rau was born on 9 July 1907, in Sauk Rapids, Benton, Minnesota, United States, his father, Phillip Peter Rau, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Jurek, was 21. He lived in St. George Township, Benton, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Prior Lake, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1986. He died on 2 November 1989, in Shakopee, Scott, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Prior Lake, Scott, Minnesota, United States.

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Arthur Edward Rau
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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 7

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a ruffian, earlier for a hairy person, from Middle High German rūch, rūhe, rouch ‘hairy’, ‘shaggy’, ‘rough’.2 English: from a medieval personal name, a variant of Ralph .3 Italian (Sicily): from a local variant of the personal name Rao, an old form of Ra(o)ul, composed of the Germanic elements rad ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + wolf ‘wolf’. Compare Ralph .

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

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  • Arthur E Raw in household of Philip J Raw, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur Rau in household of Philip J Rau, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur E Rau, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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