Max Frank Semlar

1886–1942 (Age 55)
La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Max Frank

Max Frank Semlar was born on 19 September 1886, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States as the son of John Semlar and Veronika Norwitzky. He married Emma Bertha Nordholz on 7 February 1917, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in West Salem, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 14 July 1942, at the age of 55, and was buried in Hamilton, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

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Max Frank Semlar
Emma Bertha Nordholz
Marriage: 7 February 1917
Margaret Marie Semlar
Lillian Dora Marie Semlar
Sophia Marie Semlar
Leona Marie Bertha Semlar
Lawarence William Semlar

Spouse & Children

7 February 1917
La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 15

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Slavic spelling of German Sadler .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Max Semlar, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Max Schaefer in household of George Schaefer, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"
  • Max Semlar in entry for Lawrence Or Moxie Semlar, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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