George Edward Gregg

Male22 June 1889–23 January 1939

Brief Life History of George Edward

When George Edward Gregg was born on 22 June 1889, in Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States, his father, Elsworth Benjamin Gregg, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Sadie J Doyle, was 26. He lived in Portland Township, Erie, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 23 January 1939, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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George Edward Gregg
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  • George E Gregg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Edward Gregg, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • George Edward Gregg, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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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.

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 3

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 14

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Greg, a pet form of Gregory ; compare Grigg .

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

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