Ludwig Errol Kasten

7 October 1924–January 2002 (Age 77)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ludwig Errol

When Ludwig Errol Kasten was born on 7 October 1924, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Ludwig Paul Elmore “Louis” Kasten, was 24 and his mother, Lydia Lena Ida Pagelsdorf, was 21. He died in January 2002, at the age of 77.

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Ludwig Paul Elmore “Louis” Kasten
Lydia Lena Ida Pagelsdorf
Ludwig Errol Kasten
Gloria Joan Kasten

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 8

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and North German: from a vernacular personal name, a variant of Karsten .2 German: from Middle High German kasten ‘chest’, ‘coffer’ or kornkasten ‘grain bin’, hence a metonymic occupational name for the manager of a granary, and later for the treasurer of an estate or guild. See also Kastner .3 South German (Bavaria): topographic name from the dialect word Kasten ‘crag’, ‘steep rock’.

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

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