Reuben Herman

26 July 1917–13 March 1985 (Age 67)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Herman was born on 26 July 1917, in North Dakota, United States, his father, Johann Herman, was 24 and his mother, Sophia Bitz, was 23. He died on 13 March 1985, in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Herman
1892–1966
Sophia Bitz
1894–1918
Alice Deborah Herman
1916–1999
Reuben Herman
1917–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Male1892–1966Male

    Sophia Bitz

    Female1894–1918Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

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

1 English, French, Dutch, Slovenian, Croatian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’. As a Jewish surname this is no doubt an adoption of the German surname Hermann .2 Respelling of the German cognate Hermann .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Rueben Herman in household of Selvin Haoland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reuben Herman, "Find A Grave Index"

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