Benjamin Franklin Schumacher

29 April 1911–27 February 1996 (Age 84)
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Schumacher was born on 29 April 1911, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States. He died on 27 February 1996, in Florissant, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84.

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Benjamin Franklin Schumacher
1911–1996
Thekla Ann Lehmann
1914–2003

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World Events (3)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 2

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle High German schuoch ‘shoe’, German Schuh + an agent derivative of machen ‘to make’.

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

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