Alfred Frederick Lapin

22 August 1904–11 October 1969 (Age 65)
Marquette, Michigan, United States

The Life of Alfred Frederick

When Alfred Frederick Lapin was born on 22 August 1904, in Marquette, Michigan, United States, his father, Peter Nathan LaPin, was 32 and his mother, Josephine Forgette, was 33. He married Selma Seppa on 31 August 1932, in Michigamme, Marquette, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Champion, Marquette, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Champion Township, Marquette, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 11 October 1969, in Marquette, Michigan, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Champion, Marquette, Michigan, United States.

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Alfred Frederick Lapin
Selma Seppa
Marriage: 31 August 1932
Robert Lapin

Spouse and Children

31 August 1932
Michigamme, Marquette, Michigan, United States


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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 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 6

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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

1 Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from the village of Łapy in northeastern Poland or Lapino in Belarus.2 Polish (Łapin): from a possessive form of Łapa ‘paw’, ‘mutton fist’ ( see Lapa ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Lapin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frederick Lapin in household of Peter Lapin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred Lapin, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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