Alex Fischer

1909–1983 (Age 73)
Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Alex

When Alex Fischer was born on 28 October 1909, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Alex Fischer Sr., was 37 and his mother, Catharina Zipperer, was 40. He lived in Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 March 1983, in Kossuth, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Saint Anne Cemetery, Francis Creek, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States.

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Alex Fischer Sr.
Catharina Zipperer
Agnes Fischer
Anna Fischer
John " Huns" Anton Fischer
Alex Fischer
William " Billy" Fischer

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 10

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 20

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, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Aleck Fisher in household of Alexander Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alex Fischer Jr. in household of Alex Fischer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alex Fischer, Jr in household of Alex Fischer, Sr, "United States Census, 1920"

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