Lena L K Benninger

Brief Life History of Lena L K

When Lena L K Benninger was born on 19 March 1888, in Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Leonard Benninger, was 39 and her mother, Wilhelmina Neuberger, was 36. She lived in Portland, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 December 1966, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Benninger
1848–1928
Wilhelmina Neuberger
1851–1919
George Michael Frederick Benninger
1876–1953
Anna Louise Benninger
1877–1939
Charles John Benninger
1881–1918
George Henry Benninger
1883–1959
Theodore William Benninger
1885–1972
Lena L K Benninger
1888–1966
Martha M Benninger
1890–1958
William August Benninger
1892–1963

Sources (5)

  • Lena Benninge in household of Len* Benninge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena K Benninger, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Lena Pinninger in household of Leon Pinninger, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Benningen in Württemberg. Compare Pinegar .

English (of Norman origin): variant of Bellinger .

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

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