Francis Henry Tangeman

12 December 1944–27 October 1987 (Age 42)
Axtell, Marshall, Kansas, United States

The Life of Francis Henry

When Francis Henry Tangeman was born on 12 December 1944, in Axtell, Marshall, Kansas, United States, his father, Frank H Tangeman, was 52 and his mother, Agnes H Wessel, was 37. He died on 27 October 1987, in Nemaha, Kansas, United States, at the age of 42.

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Frank H Tangeman
Agnes H Wessel
Alice Ann Tangeman
Cletus F Tangeman
Cyril D Tangeman
Leroy B Tangeman
Francis Henry Tangeman

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World Events (8)

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 1

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Age 10

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 12

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

North German (Tangemann): probably a habitational name for someone from Tange in Oldenburg, or a topographic name for someone living on a sandy ridge between swamps or moors, Middle Low German tange.

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

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