Leonard William Herbst

20 March 1928–11 December 1995 (Age 67)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Leonard William

When Leonard William Herbst was born on 20 March 1928, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Herbst, was 48 and his mother, Emma Thressa, was 42. He married Joyce M Kemmeter in November 1953, in Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Aniwa, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 11 December 1995, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in New Berlin, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard William Herbst
Joyce M Kemmeter
Marriage: November 1953

Spouse and Children

November 1953
Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Herbst





World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 4

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from Middle High German herb(e)st ‘harvest’. The modern German word Herbst has come to mean ‘Fall’, the time of year when the harvest takes place. The exact application of the nickname is not clear; perhaps it referred to a peasant who had certain obligations to his master at the time of the harvest, or it may have been acquired for some other anecdotal reason which is now lost.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from modern German Herbst ‘Fall’, perhaps reflecting the season when the name was first taken or given. In some cases, it seems to have been one of the group of names referring to the seasons that were distributed at random by government officials when surnames became compulsory. Compare Fruhling , Winter , and Summer .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Leonard Herbst in household of William Herbst, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leonard William Herbst (1928 - 1995) - Find A Grave Memorial

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