Louis Benjamin Striebel (1884 - 1968)

Louis Benjamin Striebel
1884 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Louis Benjamin Striebel, father to 1 child, was born on February 26, 1884 at Michigan. He was born to William Frederick Striebel and Nettie Caroline Shinville. He was the parent of Berneice Christine (Striebel) Risley with an unlisted partner. He died on December 1, 1968 at Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana USA at 84 years of age.

SSN: 315-01-9097

Previous marriage to Elizabeth (Vogus) Copeland

NAME: Louis Benjamin Striebel
BIRTH: 26 Feb 1885 - Kalamazoo, Michigan
MARRIAGE: 6 Feb 1918 - Marion County, Indiana
Bride: Elizabeth (Vogus) Copeland
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Louis Benjamin Striebel

First name

Louis

Middle name

Benjamin

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Gender

Male

Birth

Louis Striebel was born on at Michigan,

Death

Louis Striebel died on at Indianapolis, Indiana, 3121 North Park Avenue, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana USA 46205

Cause of death

Acute cerebro vascular accident.

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Ethnicity & Lineage

German/English

Nationality & Locations Lived

USA

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Last Known Residence

3121 N Park Ave, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana USA 46205

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Military Service

WWI, Private, Company B, 10th Infantry. Enlisted in US Army on June 5, 1917 at Columbus, Ohio,
service Number 900860. He was honorably dicharged in the same rank on January 20, 1919 at Camp Custer, MI.

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Louis Benjamin Striebel

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April 1861 - Jan 24, 1931
1861 - February 1888

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Dec 14, 1923 - Apr 1, 2016

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Louis Benjamin Striebel, father to 1 child, died on December 1, 1968 at Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana USA at 84 years old. He was born on February 26, 1884 at Michigan. He was born to William Frederick Striebel and Nettie Caroline Shinville. He was the parent of Berneice Christine (Striebel) Risley with an unknown partner.
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1884 - 1968 World Events

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In 1884, in the year that Louis Benjamin Striebel was born, on December 6th, the Washington Monument was completed. Building began in 1848 but was stopped because of lack of funds and also due to the Civil War. It would be dedicated in 1885. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world.

In 1911, Louis was 27 years old when the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1945, at the age of 61 years old, Louis was alive when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

In 1954, by the time he was 70 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1968, in the year of Louis Benjamin Striebel's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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