George Blinn

14 February 1927–31 May 1934 (Age 7)
Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of George

When George Blinn was born on 14 February 1927, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Edwin Ralston Blinn, was 30 and his mother, Helen Marie Dorland, was 23. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 31 May 1934, at the age of 7, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Edwin Ralston Blinn
Helen Marie Dorland
John Dorland Blinn
George Blinn
Michael Ralston Blinn
John Dorland DUPLICATE Blinn
Daniel P Blinn

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World Events (6)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Age 2

On the morning of February 14, seven men were shot by four men using tommy guns. Two of the men were dressed as policemen, and the others wore suits, ties, overcoats, and hats. Witnesses saw the fake police leading the other men at gunpoint out of the garage after the shooting. The massacre was planned by Al Capone to eliminate the leader of the North Side Gang. the massacre was a result of the Prohibition and the murder of one of the police officer's son.
1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 3

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Blinne, itself a variant of Blind .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Blinn in household of R Edwin Blinn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Blinn, "Illinois, Archdiocese of Chicago, Cemetery Records, 1864-1989"
  • Unknown, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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