Bessie Himmelstein

Female1904–6 February 1966

Brief Life History of Bessie

Bessie Himmelstein was born in 1904, in Russia. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. She died on 6 February 1966, in West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 62.

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Sidney Factor
Bessie Himmelstein

Sources (1)

  • Bessie Factor in household of Sidney Factor, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Meyer.

German: topographic name for someone living by a feature sonamed, from Middle High German himel ‘heaven’ + stein‘rock’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Himmel ‘heaven’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

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