George Blackham Graff

10 February 1889–6 March 1958 (Age 69)
Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life of George Blackham

When George Blackham Graff was born on 10 February 1889, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, his father, John K Graff, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Blackham, was 24. He married Eula Belle Flenner on 4 August 1912, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1918. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 6 March 1958, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69.

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George Blackham Graff
1889–1958
Eula Belle Flenner
1892–1981
Marriage: 4 August 1912
George Flenner Graff
1914–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 August 1912
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Gräff), Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Graf .2 English: metonymic occupational name for a clerk or scribe, from Anglo-Norman French grafe ‘quill’, ‘pen’ (a derivative of grafer ‘to write’, Late Latin grafare, from Greek graphein).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George B Graff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George B Graff in household of William S Hall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George B Graff, "United States Census, 1930"

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