Jerry Anthony Biskner

20 April 1894–November 1985 (Age 91)
Arenac, Arenac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jerry Anthony

When Jerry Anthony Biskner was born on 20 April 1894, in Arenac, Arenac, Michigan, United States, his father, Jerry Desira Biskner, was 36 and his mother, Sophia LeBlanc, was 30. He married Edith Salina Thibodeau on 17 July 1915, in Algonac, St. Clair, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lincoln Township, Arenac, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Algonac, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1985. He died in November 1985, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 91.

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Jerry Anthony Biskner
Edith Salina Thibodeau
Marriage: 17 July 1915
Infant Biskner

Spouse and Children

17 July 1915
Algonac, St. Clair, Michigan, United States


    Infant Biskner


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 9

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name, a variant of Birke , with the addition of the suffix -ner denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Birken or Birk.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jerry Birkner in household of Mary Birkner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jerry Biskner in household of Jerry Biskner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jerry Anthony Biskner, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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