Louis Suhr

19 February 1893–29 November 1977 (Age 84)
Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Louis

When Louis Suhr was born on 19 February 1893, in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Gustave B. SUHR, was 30 and his mother, Anna M. Ehlen, was 31. He lived in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died on 29 November 1977, at the age of 84.

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Gustave B. SUHR
Anna M. Ehlen
Johann Albert Suhr
Julianna Alvina Bertha Suhr
Anna Hermine Emilie Suhr
Emma Bertha Alvine Suhr
Elizabeth Augusta Margaret Suhr
Louis Suhr

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    Gustave B. SUHR





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 4

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

North German:1. nickname for a bitter or cantankerous person, from Middle Low German sūr ‘sour’. 2. German: habitation name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. The surname is also found in Sweden and Denmark, probably taken there from Germany.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis Suhr in household of Edward Wagner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ludwig Suhr in household of Gustave Suhr, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ludwig Suhr in household of Gustave Suhr, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

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