Arthur William Fredericks

24 April 1907–2 October 2003 (Age 96)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Arthur William

When Arthur William Fredericks was born on 24 April 1907, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, E Anton Friedrich, was 32 and his mother, barbara woessner, was 24. He died on 2 October 2003, in Northport, Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 96.

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Arthur William Fredericks
1907–2003
Ruth Bauten Partridge
1909–1986

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1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 6

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.
1932

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Frederick .

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

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