Ben Frank Steele

30 May 1913–27 March 1996 (Age 82)
Grassy Creek, Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ben Frank

When Ben Frank Steele was born on 30 May 1913, in Grassy Creek, Morgan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Green Steele, was 33 and his mother, Marena Jane Havens, was 36. He lived in Morgan, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 27 March 1996, at the age of 82.

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Joseph Green Steele
Marena Jane Havens
Dewey Edward Steele
Lou Edith Steele
Marion Russell Steele
Vergie Lee Steele
Francis Everett Steele
Ben Frank Steele
William Thomas Steele

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 13

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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  • Ben F Steele in household of Joe G Steele, "United States Census, 1920"

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