Irving Wright Bartels

14 December 1904–7 December 1995 (Age 91)
Moundville, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Irving Wright

When Irving Wright Bartels was born on 14 December 1904, in Moundville, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Frederick Bartels, was 26 and his mother, Nellie Winifred Burwell, was 21. He married Myrna Mae Drake on 20 January 1926, in Wisconsin, United States. He died on 7 December 1995, in Plainfield, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States.

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Irving Wright Bartels
Myrna Mae Drake
Marriage: 20 January 1926

Spouse and Children

20 January 1926
Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 3

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Bartel 1 or 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Erven W Bartell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irving Bartels in household of Matthew W Hume, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irving W Bartels in household of Fred Bartels, "United States Census, 1920"

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