Arthur Henry Friese

19 May 1886–2 April 1949 (Age 62)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of Arthur Henry

When Arthur Henry Friese was born on 19 May 1886, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, his father, August F Friese, was 33 and his mother, Anna Wymann, was 23. He married Elsie Verna Bowe on 17 March 1927, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Clark, Washington, United States in 1930 and Portland City Election Precinct 335, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 2 April 1949, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Henry Friese
Elsie Verna Bowe
Marriage: 17 March 1927
Dorothy Elaine Friese
William Harlow Friese
Milton Eugene Friese
Barbara P Friese

Spouse and Children

17 March 1927
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States


    Dorothy Elaine Friese


    William Harlow Friese


    Milton Eugene Friese


    Barbara P Friese


Parents and Siblings

    August F Friese


    Anna Wymann




World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 3

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: variant of Fries .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur H Friese, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur H Friese, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Friese in household of August F Friese, "United States Census, 1900"

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