Albert William Wheeler

1906–20 September 1969 (Age 63)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Albert William

Albert William Wheeler was born in 1906, in Greene, Indiana, United States as the son of Maria Maddison. He died on 20 September 1969, in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Maria Maddison
1888–1970
Albert William Wheeler
1906–1969

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World Events (3)

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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers
Age 0
A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 0
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

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

Possible Related Names

Wheelwright
Wiler
Wyler

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Albert William Wheeler - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Albert William Wheeler

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