Benjamin Lenfert

1894–1985 (Age 91)
Wood Township, Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Lenfert was born in 1894, in Wood Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, Herman F. Lenfert, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Oelerich, was 30. He died on 5 September 1985, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Herman F. Lenfert
1851–1929
Elizabeth Mary Oelerich
1864–1939
Henry H Lenfert
1886–1969
Herman Theodore Lenfert
1888–1966
Katherine Mary Lenfert
1892–1977
Benjamin Lenfert
1894–1985
Bernard H Lenfert
1895–1985
Mary Lenfert
1896–1959
Anna Mary C Lenfert
1899–
Agnes Catherine Lenfert
1901–2000
Agnes C M Lenfert
1902–
Francisus Lenfert
1905–1908
Louis Lenfert
1905–1990
Lonfert
1906–

Parents and Siblings

    Herman F. Lenfert

    Male1851–1929Male

    Elizabeth Mary Oelerich

    Female1864–1939Female

siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

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

Danish, Dutch and North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard, ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ ( see Leonard ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ben Lenfert, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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