Herbert Paul Winkler

20 April 1904–30 March 1996 (Age 92)
Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of Herbert Paul

When Herbert Paul Winkler was born on 20 April 1904, in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States, his father, John Logan Winkler, was 30 and his mother, Josephine Fielder, was 29. He lived in Burnside Township, Johnson, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 30 March 1996, in Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Ozark, Johnson, Illinois, United States.

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Herbert Paul Winkler
Ina L Damron

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World Events (8)

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 25

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 and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul Winkler in household of J L Winkler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert Paul Winkler, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Herbert P Winkler, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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