Francis Charles Hess Sr

October 1901–October 1985 (Age 84)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Francis Charles

When Francis Charles Hess Sr was born in October 1901, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Jacob Hess, was 58 and his mother, Hortensia Marion Monteverde Vance, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Ruth Gladys Lupton. He died in October 1985, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Francis Charles Hess Sr
1901–1985
Ruth Gladys Lupton
1898–1960
Frank C Hess Jr
1928–

Spouse and Children

children

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    Frank C Hess Jr

    Male1928–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Hess

    Male1843–Male

    Hortensia Marion Monteverde Vance

    Female1878–1902Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 12

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from the territory of Hesse (German Hessen).2 South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus ( see Matthew ).3 German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hesso.

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