Arleigh Spencer Borth

19 November 1906–20 December 1995 (Age 89)
Eau Pleine, Portage, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Arleigh Spencer

When Arleigh Spencer Borth was born on 19 November 1906, in Eau Pleine, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Gustave Borth Jr., was 35 and his mother, Amy Christensen, was 31. He married Eva Henrietta Swanson on 22 September 1925, in Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 December 1995, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Runkel Cemetery, Junction City, Portage, Wisconsin, United States.

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Arleigh Spencer Borth
Eva Henrietta Swanson
Marriage: 22 September 1925
Arlene Borth
Dorothy June Borth
Charles Borth
Gene J Borth

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22 September 1925
Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 1

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

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German:1. perhaps a variant spelling of Barth . 2. in northern Germany the name and its variants Bordt and Bordemann are topographic names from Middle Low German borde ‘legal and administrative district’ (compare modern German Börde ‘district’), also in the sense of ‘limit’ or ‘border’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arlegh Borth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arleigh Borth in household of Gustave J Borth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arleigh Borth in household of Gustave Borth Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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