Lambert Weiss (1842 - 1899)

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Lambert Weiss was a soldier in the United States Civil War.

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the Germany

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the Germany

Death


Seattle, King County, Washington United States

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Seattle, King County, WA

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Family

Father: Johann (John) Weiss
Mother: Margaret Kuebler

Wife: Katherine Ritt

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He was a Brewer in the 1880 census. Glendale, Beaverhead, Montana.
In the 1870 census he was a clerk in Helena, Lewis & Clark county, Montana.

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Military Service

Lambert Weiss fought in the Civil War for the Union in the 26 Wisconsin Infantry. He entered the war with the rank of Private, and left with the rank of 1 Lieut.

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Germany

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1842 - In the year that Lambert Weiss was born, in January, William E. Clarke - a medical student at Berkshire Medical College - became the first person to use an inhaled anesthetic. He administered the anesthetic to pull a tooth.

1852 - By the time he was only 10 years old, in Springfield Massachusetts, Smith & Wesson was founded. Their first gun was the Volcanic rifle. The company later expanded their line to include revolvers and ammunition.

1880 - When he was 38 years old, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

1888 - Lambert was 46 years old when on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

1899 - In the year of Lambert Weiss's passing, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

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Lambert Weiss died on December 7, 1899 in Seattle, Washington at 57 years old. No cause of death has been entered. Lambert was born on November 3, 1842 in Germany. He was born to Johann (John) Weiss and Margaret Kuebler, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He married Katherine Ritt.

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