Arnold Webster Wohlfeil

23 December 1915–25 February 1996 (Age 80)

The Life of Arnold Webster

When Arnold Webster Wohlfeil was born on 23 December 1915, his father, Edward August Wohlfeil, was 25 and his mother, Anna Neumann, was 28. He lived in Huron Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 February 1996, at the age of 80.

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Edward August Wohlfeil
Anna Neumann
Harold Ernst Aug Wohlfeil
Edward Anton Wohlfeil
Arnold Webster Wohlfeil
Alfrieda R. Wohlfeil

Parents and Siblings



    Harold Ernst Aug Wohlfeil


    Edward Anton Wohlfeil



    Alfrieda R. Wohlfeil


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: occupational nickname for a merchant or trader, from Middle High German, Middle Low German wol veil ‘worth the price’, ‘good value’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Arnold Wohlfeil in household of Edward Wohlfeil, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arnold W Wohlfeil in household of Edward A Wohlfeil, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arnold Webster, "Michigan, Church Records, 1819-1991"

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