Joseph Augustus Buettgen

16 August 1902–26 May 1985 (Age 82)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph Augustus

When Joseph Augustus Buettgen was born on 16 August 1902, in Illinois, United States, his father, Winand B. Buettgen, was 34 and his mother, Ottilie Eberle, was 37. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ursula Battishill. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 26 May 1985, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph Augustus Buettgen
Ursula Battishill
Philip W Buettgen
Mary Patricia Buettgen

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    Philip W Buettgen


    Mary Patricia Buettgen


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 3

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 23

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

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  • Joseph Buettgen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Buettgen in household of Winand Buettgen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph A Buettgen in household of Winand B Buettgen, "United States Census, 1910"

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