Rev Andrew H Ditlinger

Male1906–15 August 1940

Brief Life History of Andrew H

When Rev Andrew H Ditlinger was born in 1906, in Illinois, United States, his father, Charles George Ditlinger, was 26 and his mother, Mary C Ley, was 20. He lived in Monroe Township, Allen, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States for about 5 years. He died on 15 August 1940, at the age of 34, and was buried in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles George Ditlinger
1880–1951
Mary C Ley
1886–
Rev Andrew H Ditlinger
1906–1940
Selectine T Ditlinger
1909–
Ellen M Ditlinger
1910–1974
Agnes Rose Ditlinger
1917–1994
Mary Joan Ditlinger
1926–2020

Sources (5)

  • Andrew Didlinger in household of Charles G Didlinger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Andrew Henry Ditlinger, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Andrew Ditlinger, "United States Census, 1940"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

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.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Dillingen near Augsburg or Tüllingen in Baden.

English (Lincolnshire): habitational name from Drellingore in Kent, recorded as Dillynger in 1264, from the Old English personal name Dylla + -ing-, denoting association, + Old English ōra ‘hill slope’.

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

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