Frederick Joseph Bosshart

9 September 1894–18 October 1981 (Age 87)
Rust, Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Frederick Joseph

When Frederick Joseph Bosshart was born on 9 September 1894, his father, Ludwig Bosshart, was 33 and his mother, Pauline Schoch, was 25. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 18 October 1981, at the age of 87, and was buried in Spring Valley, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ludwig Bosshart
Pauline Schoch
Leo Edward Bosshart
Frederick Joseph Bosshart
Maria Anna Bosshart
Joseph Robert Bosshart
Lambert Bosshart
Franz "Frank" Bosshart
Rosa "Rose" Bosshart
Wilhelm "Bill" Bosshart
Karl Bosshart
Helene Bosshart
Sophie Bosshart
Alphonse Bosshart

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bos ‘audacious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’.2 Swiss German: from Middle High German bōz ‘blow’, ‘push’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, probably a nickname for someone who was pugnacious.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick Joseph Bosshart, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"
  • Frederick Joseph Bosshart, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Friedrich Bosshard, "Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930"

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