Paul Edward Klopfenstein

Brief Life History of Paul Edward

When Paul Edward Klopfenstein was born on 8 September 1899, in Indiana, United States, his father, Rev. Samuel Elmer Klopfenstein, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Hoffman Martin, was 33. He married Elizabeth Hunter on 26 November 1924. He lived in Knox Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1986. He died on 13 February 1986, in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Paul Edward Klopfenstein
1899–1986
Elizabeth Hunter
1903–1994
Marriage: 26 November 1924

Sources (10)

  • Paul Klopfenstein, "United States Census, 1940"
  • P E Klopfenstein, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Paul Edward Klopfenstein, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

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.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a quarryman or stone mason, from klopfen ‘(to) strike or knock’ + Stein ‘stone’, literally ‘strike the stone’.

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

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