Leona P. Freye

1914–1989 (Age 75)
Leigh, Colfax, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Leona P.

When Leona P. Freye was born on 23 April 1914, in Leigh, Colfax, Nebraska, United States, her father, Carl Heinrich Feye, was 42 and her mother, Hermine Hagelmann, was 40. She lived in Stanton Township, Colfax, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died on 14 August 1989, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Carl Heinrich Feye
Hermine Hagelmann
Ernest Fredrick Freye
Louise C. Feye
Paul W. Feye
Hilda T. Feye
Alvina Mathilda Feye
Leona P. Freye
Lillian H. Feye
Leona Feye

Parents & Siblings

  • Carl Heinrich Feye


  • Female1874–1950Female



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 5

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 20

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Frey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Leona P Feye in household of Henry C Feye, "United States Census, 1920"

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