Henry Fred Wolf

25 September 1905–1 January 1974 (Age 68)
Galveston, Texas, United States

The Life of Henry Fred

When Henry Fred Wolf was born on 25 September 1905, in Galveston, Texas, United States, his father, Richard Frederick Wolf, was 36 and his mother, Ernestine Karoline Walsch, was 33. He died on 1 January 1974, in Texas City, Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Richard Frederick Wolf
Ernestine Karoline Walsch
Eliese Pauline Wolf
Minna Hedwig Wolf
Hedwig Wolf
Pauline F. Wolf
Otto Wolf
Henry Fred Wolf
Selma Elise Wolf
Anita Wolf
George Wolf

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World Events (8)

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.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English, Danish, and German: from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with a first element wolf ‘wolf’, or a byname or nickname with this meaning. The wolf was native throughout the forests of Europe, including Britain, until comparatively recently. In ancient and medieval times it played an important role in Germanic mythology, being regarded as one of the sacred beasts of Woden. This name is widespread throughout northern, central, and eastern Europe, as well as in Britain and German-speaking countries.2 German: habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a wolf, Middle High German wolf.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Volf meaning ‘wolf’, which is associated with the Hebrew personal name Binyamin ( see Benjamin ). This association stems from Jacob's dying words ‘Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil’ (Genesis 49:27).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry F Wolf in household of Richard Wolf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry F Wolfe in household of Richard Wolfe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Wolf, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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