William Joachim Kaehler

Male17 October 1911–about 16 August 1999

Brief Life History of William Joachim

When William Joachim Kaehler was born on 17 October 1911, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Joachim or Joseph Kaehler, was 39 and his mother, Elsa Kindler, was 29. He married Roselle Imogene Peterson on 30 August 1941, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He died about 16 August 1999, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 87.

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William Joachim Kaehler
Roselle Imogene Peterson
Marriage: 30 August 1941

Sources (8)

  • William Koehler, Male in household of Joseph Koehler, Male, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joachim William Kaehler, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"
  • William Kaehler, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1941Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    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.

    1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

    Age 8

    During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 24

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Frieda, Hans, Uwe.

    North German (Kähler): occupational name from Low German Kähler ‘charcoal burner’. Compare standard German Koehler .

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

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