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Arthur Theodore Fillenwarth
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1887
Monona
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1971
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Arthur Fillenwarth
Age at last birthday: 12
Date of birth: Aug 1887
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head-of-house: son
Home in 1900: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: single
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Indiana
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
Occupation: attending school
Sibling living at home: Clara R (age 23)
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T623 434; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 119
Date: 20 Jun 1900

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Arthur T Fillenwarth
Age in 1910: 22
Estimated birth year: 1888
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of family: son
Home in 1910: Britt Township, Hancock, Iowa
Address: Britt Street
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Indiana
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: none
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T624_393; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 130; Image: 326
Date: 21 Apr 1910

Extract from World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
Name: Arthur T Fillenwarth
County: O'Brien
State: Iowa
Birthplace: Monona, Iowa
Birth date: 1 Aug 1887
Race: Caucasian
FHL roll number: 1643204
Draft board: 0
Address: Sanborn, Iowa
Occupation: attorney at law
Employer: self employed
Where employed: Sanborn, Iowa
Dependents: wife and child
Marital status: single
Military service: none
Exemption claimed: dependent wife and child; am ruptured
Age: 29
Height: medium
Build: medium
Eyes: dark brown
Hair: dark brown
Bald: no
Disability: none
Date: 5 Jun 1917

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Arthur T Fillenwarth
Age: 32
Estimated birth year: 1888
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head of house: head
Home in 1920: Franklin, O'Brien, Iowa
Marital status: married
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Iowa [sic]
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
Home owned or rented: rented
Occupation: lawyer
Type of industry: general practice
Salary or wage worker: working on own account
Census place: Franklin, O'Brien, Iowa; Roll T625_505; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 103; Image: 220
Date: 12 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Arthur T Fillenwarth
Age: 42
Estimated birth year: 1888
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1930: Franklin, O'Brien, Iowa
Marital status: married
Age at first marriage: 26
Spouse's name: Sadie Fillenwarth age 41 b. Iowa
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Indiana
Mother's birthplace: Indiana [sic]
Rent/home value: owns home; value $1000
Military service: no
Owned a radio: yes
Occupation: lawyer
Industry: general law practice
Salary or wage worker: working on own account
Census place: Franklin, O'Brien, Iowa; Roll 671; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 1533.0
Date: 25 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Arthur Fillenwarth
Age: 52
Estimated birth year: 1888
Birthplace: Iowa
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: Sanborn, O'Brien, Iowa
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: college 5 years
Living on farm: no
Home owned or rented: owned
Value of home: $1000
City of residence in 1935: Sanborn, O'Brien, Iowa
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: attorney
Salary or wage worker: wages
Number of weeks worked in 1939: not listed
Amount of money wages or salary: not listed
Has other income of more than $50: not listed
At work during week of March 24-30: no
Census place: Sanborn, O'Brien, Iowa; Roll: T627_1187; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 71-14
Date: 4 Apr 1940

Obituary from the "Estherville Daily News" of Estherville, Iowa dated 13 Dec 1971:
A. T. Fillenwarth Dies Saturday
Arthur T. Fillenwarth, 84, Arnolds Park, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 1971, in Dickinson County Hospital where he had been a patient since Dec. 1.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the Sanborn Funeral Home, Sanborn, with the Rev. Henry Raecker officiating. Interment will be in Roseland Cemetery of Sanborn.
Fillenwarth was born to John and Louisa Fillenwarth in Monona on Aug. 1, 1887. He graduated from Brltt High School at Britt and later attended the University of Iowa, Michigan University and Harvard Law School. He received his degree in law at the University of Iowa in 1912.
He was united in marriage to Sadie Raecker of Britt on June 30, 1913, at Britt. He began practicing law in Sanborn in 1912 and in 1913 he began operating a resort at West Lake Okoboji. He practiced law 59 years and was a resort owner 58 years. He died at the age of 84 years, 4 months and 10 days.
He is survived by one son, Kenneth, and daughter-in-law, Ruth, of Estherville, and two granddaughters, Lynn and Julie. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Sadie, on Dec. 7, 1964; two daughters, Joy June and Faith Fawn; one brother, William, and one sister, Clara.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Fillenwarth (1850 - 1926)
  Louisa Trappe Fillenwarth (1857 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Sadie Raecker Fillenwarth (1888 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Faith Fawn Fillenwarth (1914 - 1922)*
  Joy June Fillenwarth (1923 - 1923)*
  Kenneth K. Fillenwarth (1924 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara Isabella Fillenwarth Zuehl (1876 - 1945)*
  William Edward Fillenwarth (1877 - 1962)*
  Arthur Theodore Fillenwarth (1887 - 1971)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Father
Arthur Theodore
Fillenwarth
Aug. 1, 1887 - Dec. 11, 1971
 
Burial:
Roseland Cemetery
Sanborn
O'Brien County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Oct 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59642919
Arthur Theodore Fillenwarth
Added by: Janet Erdman
 
Arthur Theodore Fillenwarth
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Arthur Theodore Fillenwarth
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
 
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