William Schlesser

13 March 1892–3 August 1953 (Age 61)
La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of William

When William Schlesser was born on 13 March 1892, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Schlesser Sr., was 50 and his mother, Roselia Harter, was 30. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Linda Muench. He lived in Glencoe, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Lincoln, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 August 1953, in Wabasha, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

William Schlesser
1892–1953
Linda Muench
1896–1968
Armella J Schlesser
1919–1994
Evelyn Marie Schlesser
1921–1994
Evalin Schlesser
1921–
Bernice Schlesser
1923–2016
Ruth Schlesser
1925–
Glenn Schlesser
1928–1998

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Female1919–1994Female

    Evelyn Marie Schlesser

    Female1921–1994Female

    Evalin Schlesser

    Female1921–Female

    Bernice Schlesser

    Female1923–2016Female

    Ruth Schlesser

    Female1925–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Schlesser Sr.

    Male1841–1924Male

    Roselia Harter

    Female1862–1910Female

siblings

(14)

    Barbara Schlesser

    Female1879–1881Female

    Schlesser

    Female1881–Female

    Male1881–1951Male

    Baby Schlesser

    Female1883–Female

    Mary Schlesser

    Female1885–1924Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Schlösser( see Schloesser ).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): derivative of Schloss 3.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm Schlesser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Schlesser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Schlesser in household of John Schlesser, "United States Census, 1910"

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