Alfred Fischer

1924–2000 (Age 76)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Fischer was born in 1924, in Iowa, United States, his father, William Fischer, was 65 and his mother, Caroline Pohl, was 64. He died in 2000, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Fischer
1859–
Caroline Pohl
1860–
Alfred Fischer
1924–2000

Parents & Siblings

  • William Fischer

    Male1859–Male

  • Caroline Pohl

    Female1860–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 2

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Possible Related Names

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

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