Arthur Henry Thoene

1888–1956 (Age 68)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Arthur Henry

When Arthur Henry Thoene was born on 6 July 1888, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, William A Thoene, was 27 and his mother, Annie E Stephens, was 26. He married Josephine Ward Leach on 14 April 1915, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 16 December 1956, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 68.

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Arthur Henry Thoene
Josephine Ward Leach
Marriage: 14 April 1915
Jessei F Thoene
Wilma Ann Thoene

Spouse & Children

14 April 1915
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


  • Jessei F Thoene


  • Female1919–1989Female

Parents & Siblings

  • William A Thoene


  • Annie E Stephens




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 7

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Thoen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Arthur Thoene, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur H Thoene in household of Wm A Thoene, "Rhode Island, State Census, 1905"
  • Arthur H Thoene, "Rhode Island, State Census, 1935"

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