William Arthur Groen

MaleJanuary 1889–1 December 1944

Brief Life History of William Arthur

When William Arthur Groen was born in January 1889, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Herman J. Groen, was 21 and his mother, Dorothy Ann Schaefer, was 19. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Theresa Lyendecker. He died on 1 December 1944, in Queens General Hospital, Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 55.

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William Arthur Groen
Theresa Lyendecker
Arthur Groen
Theresa Johanne Groen

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    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 1

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.


    Age 15

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Gerrit, Klaas, Cornelis, Henk, Jaap, Marinus.

    Dutch: nickname for someone who habitually dressed in green, from Middle Dutch groen ‘green’.

    North German (Grön): variant of Grün (see Gruen ). Compare Gron .

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

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