Milton C Schimpff

6 April 1908–21 April 1993 (Age 85)
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life of Milton C

When Milton C Schimpff was born on 6 April 1908, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Schimpff, was 29 and his mother, Emilie Pfarr, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Mary W Popken. He lived in Stewart Manor, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States in 1930 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 21 April 1993, in Crystal River, Citrus, Florida, United States, at the age of 85.

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Milton C Schimpff
Mary W Popken
Thomas Schimpff

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Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Schimpff


    Emilie Pfarr




    Emil Pfarr


    Agnes Ottilie Schimpff



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.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 5

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a humorous or playful person, from Middle High German schimpf ‘sport’, ‘play’, ‘amusement’.

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

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