Bernard Trettel (1913 - 1994)

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Bernard Trettel
1913 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Bernard Trettel was born on May 16, 1913. He died on August 5, 1994 at age 81. We know that Bernard Trettel had been residing in Cloquet, Carlton County, Minnesota.

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Bernard Trettel died on August 5, 1994 at 81 years old. He was born on May 16, 1913. We have no information about Bernard's immediate family. We know that Bernard Trettel had been residing in Cloquet, Carlton County, Minnesota.
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1913 - 1994 World Events

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In 1913, in the year that Bernard Trettel was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1924, by the time he was only 11 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1938, at the age of 25 years old, Bernard was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1953, by the time he was 40 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1994, in the year of Bernard Trettel's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Jan 3, 1908 - April 1985
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Jan 1, 1894 - December 1973
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Rose Trettel
Feb 26, 1896 - Feb 20, 1989
Elizabeth Trettel
Apr 26, 1902 - July 1985
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Sep 11, 1914 - Jan 16, 2010
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Jan 20, 1895 - November 1982
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Emil Jerome Trettel
Mar 16, 1921 - Feb 14, 2006
Hayward, Minnesota
Virginia C Trettel
Jul 12, 1929 - Sep 15, 2005
Canoga Park, CA
Leonard Trettel
Oct 15, 1893 - July 1982
Little Falls, Minnesota
August Trettel
Aug 3, 1902 - Sep 26, 1992
Bowlus, MN
Richard J Trettel
Nov 28, 1938 - Mar 31, 2004
Sauk Rapids, MN
Clement E Trettel
Oct 13, 1912 - Jul 13, 1995
Spring Park, MN
Junerose F Trettel
Jun 1, 1921 - Jul 20, 1997
Bowlus, MN
Edward Henry Trettel
Jun 22, 1926 - Oct 5, 2010
Bowlus, Minnesota
Anna Martha Trettel
Dec 10, 1920 - Apr 20, 2007
Cloquet, Minnesota
Sylvester Trettel
Nov 21, 1913 - April 1985
Bowlus, Minnesota
Terrance M Trettel
Oct 24, 1942 - Dec 16, 1999
David Edward Trettel
Oct 19, 1946 - Apr 8, 2011
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