Theodore Charles Kluge

16 January 1905–26 September 1995 (Age 90)
Hortonville, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Theodore Charles

When Theodore Charles Kluge was born on 16 January 1905, in Hortonville, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Otto Richard Edward Kluge, was 36 and his mother, Wilhelmina Augusta Timm, was 36. He married Maria Anna Stielow about 1932. He lived in Hortonia, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died on 26 September 1995, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90.

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Theodore Charles Kluge
Maria Anna Stielow
Marriage: about 1932

Spouse and Children

about 1932

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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 2

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

Age 24

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: nickname from Middle High German kluoc ‘noble’, ‘gentle’, ‘refined’. Later the meaning changed to ‘understanding’, ‘learned’, ‘experienced’, and subsequently ‘clever’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theo Kluge in household of Otto Kluge, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Theodore Kluge in household of Otto Kluge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theodore Kluge in household of Otto Kluge, "United States Census, 1920"

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