Frederick Wells (1868 - 1935)

Frederick Wells
1868 - 1935
updated February 06, 2019
Frederick Wells was born on June 29, 1868. He married Maria Goodlaxsen. He died on March 12, 1935 at 4925 Wrightwood, Chicago, Illinois at age 66.
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Frederick Wells passed away on March 12, 1935 at 4925 Wrightwood, Chicago, Illinois at 66 years old. He was born on June 29, 1868. He married Maria Goodlaxsen.
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In 1868, in the year that Frederick Wells was born, on July 9th, The Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified. The Fourteenth Amendment guaranteed African Americans full citizenship and equal protection under the law. It also gave all persons in the United States due process of law. The former Confederate states hotly contested the amendment but were forced to go along so that they could regain representation in Congress

In 1873, when he was only 5 years old, on February 12th, The Coinage Act of 1873 was signed by President Ulysses S. Grant. It went into effect on April 1st and ended the use of gold and silver in the U.S. for currency - placing the country on the gold standard. The Act wasn't popular with everyone.

In 1887, Frederick was 19 years old when on May 9th, Buffalo Bill's Wild West show opened in London. Founded in 1883, the show was attended - twice - by Queen Victoria and adored by audiences who thrilled to his fanciful acts portraying life in the "Wild West."

In 1917, when he was 49 years old, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1935, in the year of Frederick Wells's passing, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

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Other Frederick Wellses

c. 1895 - Feb 16, 1916
c. 1887 - Jun 20, 1917
c. 1918 - Jul 2, 1940
c. 1886 - Aug 24, 1942
c. 1899 - Apr 22, 1918
c. 1899 - Apr 19, 1918
c. 1887 - Oct 27, 1918
c. 1893 - Sep 25, 1917
c. 1923 - Apr 22, 1944
Unknown - Dec 2, 1942
c. 1887 - Oct 15, 1914
c. 1880 - Nov 7, 1918
c. 1898 - Aug 28, 1918
c. 1892 - Oct 12, 1916
c. 1887 - Jul 24, 1918
c. 1873 - Feb 10, 1919
Unknown - Aug 18, 1916
c. 1926 - Oct 21, 1944
c. 1921 - Oct 2, 1942
c. 1914 - Mar 5, 1943

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Dec 7, 1876 - Unknown
Jul 22, 1882 - Unknown
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Jan 29, 1881 - Unknown
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Jan 25, 1861 - Unknown
Jul 12, 1857 - Unknown

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