Otto Bismark Franz

16 March 1879–1 March 1956 (Age 77)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Otto Bismark

When Otto Bismark Franz was born on 16 March 1879, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Eberhard Dietrich Franz, was 47 and his mother, Sophia Everdine Dietzel, was 36. He married Louise Marie Landry on 23 July 1923, in Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States in 1900. He died on 1 March 1956, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto Bismark Franz
Louise Marie Landry
Marriage: 23 July 1923
Norman Landry Franz Sr
Charles Erdhart Franz
Otto Bismark Franz Jr.
Louise S Franz
Marie Sophie Franz
Marie E Franz

Spouse and Children


    Louise Marie Landry


23 July 1923
Orange, California, United States


    Norman Landry Franz Sr



    Otto Bismark Franz Jr.


    Louise S Franz


    Marie Sophie Franz


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Eberhard Dietrich Franz


    Sophia Everdine Dietzel




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 3

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Franz, a vernacular form of Latin Franciscus ( see Francis ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Otto France in household of E D France, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Otto B Franz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otto B Franz, "United States Census, 1900"

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