Florence E Fenchel

Female1903–18 August 1959

Brief Life History of Florence E

When Florence E Fenchel was born in 1903, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Hermann Carl Wilhelm Paul Fenchel, was 41 and her mother, Francis Levy, was 39. She married Nicholas M Wollner on 7 June 1924, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 18 August 1959, in Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Nicholas M Wollner
1891–1975
Florence E Fenchel
1903–1959
Marriage: 7 June 1924
Frances Jean Wollner
1926–

Sources (9)

  • Florence Wollner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Fenchel, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968"
  • Florence E Wollner, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1924Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 0

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

    Age 2

    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 15

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gerd, Kurt.

    German: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in herbs or spices, from Middle High German vönichel (from Latin faeniculum ‘fennel’). Compare Fenicle .

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

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