Forest Donald Feldhak

1908–1983 (Age 75)
Manistee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Forest Donald

When Forest Donald Feldhak was born on 23 April 1908, in Manistee, Michigan, United States, his father, August John Feldhak, was 26 and his mother, Anna S Feldhak, was 24. He lived in Southfield Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Onekama, Manistee, Michigan, United States in 1983. He died on 10 October 1983, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Onekama, Manistee, Michigan, United States.

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Forest Donald Feldhak
Ada Ellen Archer

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  • Male1908–1983Male

  • Sydney A Feldhak


  • Harry Edward Feldhak


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1909 · The Ford Building

Age 1

The Ford Building was one of the first high-rises to use a steel structural support system. It stands at 23 stories in total height and it held the title as tallest building in Detroit from 1908 until 1913.
1928 · The Detroit Zoo

Age 20

The Detroit Zoological Society was founded in 1911, but the zoo didn't officially open until August 1, 1928. At the opening ceremony, Mayor John C. Nagel was to speak to the gathered crowd. Arriving late, Nagel parked his car behind the bear dens and as he came rushing around the front. A polar bear leaped from the moat in the den and stood directly in front of Nagel. Unaware how precarious his situation was, Nagel stuck out his hand and walked toward the polar bear joking, ""He's the reception committee. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in America with cage-less exhibits and the first zoo to no longer keep elephants because of the harsh winters causing psychological stress on them.

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Sources (3)

  • Forest D Feldhak in household of August J Feldhak, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Forest D Feldhak in household of August J Feldhak, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Forest B Feldhak, "United States Census, 1940"

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