Dorothy Fredrick

18 January 1910–23 November 1996 (Age 86)
Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Fredrick was born on 18 January 1910, in Wood, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Herman Fredrick, was 28 and her mother, Emma M Fischer, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Claude Raymond Hess. She lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Granville, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 23 November 1996, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kellner, Portage, Wisconsin, United States.

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Claude Raymond Hess
Dorothy Fredrick
Kenneth Hess

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 9

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 24

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements frid, fred ‘peace’ + rīc ‘power’ ( see Friedrich ).2 In some cases possibly an altered spelling of Frederick or likesounding cognates in other languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora L Frederick in household of Harman Frederick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorthy Hess in household of Claude Hess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorthy Hess in household of Claude R Hess, "United States Census, 1930"

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