George Conrad Gack

26 April 1918–2 February 2000 (Age 81)
Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Conrad

When George Conrad Gack was born on 26 April 1918, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Conrad Gack, was 28 and his mother, Alice Jane Whipple, was 24. He married Doris Myrtle Angell on 24 December 1937, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 2 February 2000, in Apache Junction, Pinal, Arizona, United States, at the age of 81.

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George Conrad Gack
Doris Myrtle Angell
Marriage: 24 December 1937
George Gack Jr.

Spouse and Children

24 December 1937
Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Alice Jane Whipple




World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 5

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. perhaps, as Bahlow suggests, from the Frisian personal names Jeuck or Geuken. 2. in the south a nickname for a silly person, a fool, from Middle High German gouch.

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

Sources (3)

  • Geo C Gack in household of Conrad Gack, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George C Gack in household of Conrad Gack, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Gack, "United States Census, 1940"

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