Alfred Fischer

1887–1960 (Age 72)
St. Polten, Austria

The Life of Alfred

Alfred Fischer was born on 6 July 1887 as the son of George Fischer and Amelia Elzenberger. He married Leopoldine Penn on 3 January 1911, in Union City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 25 February 1960, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 72.

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Alfred Fischer
Leopoldine Penn
Marriage: 3 January 1911
Anna Marie Fischer
Edwin (Irving) Fischer

Spouse & Children

3 January 1911
Union City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States


  • Female1911–1964Female

  • Edwin (Irving) Fischer


Parents & Siblings

  • George Fischer


  • Amelia Elzenberger




  • Male1887–1960Male

  • Amelia Fischer


  • Angelina Fischer


  • Carl Fischer


  • Herman Fischer


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 7

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Possible Related Names

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

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