Ellmore A Hammesfahr

30 September 1905–5 June 1986 (Age 80)
Western Springs, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ellmore A

When Ellmore A Hammesfahr was born on 30 September 1905, in Western Springs, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Alexander Charles George Hammersfahr, was 25 and his mother, Lena Frances Merkel, was 23. He married Gratia Harriet Armstrong on 26 May 1931, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1937 and lived in Darien, Middlesex Parish, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1986 and Darién, Panama in 1986. He died on 5 June 1986, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 80.

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Ellmore A Hammesfahr
Gratia Harriet Armstrong
Marriage: 26 May 1931

Spouse and Children

26 May 1931
Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Charles George Hammersfahr





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 8

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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Sources (3)

  • Elmore A Hammasfahr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellmore A Hammesfaler in household of Alexander C G Hammesfaler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellinore Hammerfahr in household of Alexander Hammerfahr, "United States Census, 1930"

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