Russell Gehman Yoder

26 March 1891–27 August 1953 (Age 62)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Russell Gehman

When Russell Gehman Yoder was born on 26 March 1891, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William H. Yoder, was 30 and his mother, Saloma F. Gehman, was 27. He married Mabel Cressman on 12 September 1910, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 August 1953, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Russell Gehman Yoder
Evelyn Frances Milburn
Marriage: 1925

Spouse and Children

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William H. Yoder





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

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

Americanized spelling of the Swiss surname Joder, from a reduced form of the personal name Theodor(us) ( see Theodore ). This was the name of the patron saint of western Switzerland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Russell G Yoder in household of William H Yoder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Russell G Yoder in household of William H Yoder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Yoder, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951"

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