George Henry Firnbach

21 July 1900–11 November 1982 (Age 82)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Firnbach was born on 21 July 1900, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Henry Firnbach, was 35 and his mother, Sophia Sebastian, was 36. He married Agnes Vesillus in 1923, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wheeling, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Arlington Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1935. He died on 11 November 1982, in Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Boynton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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George Henry Firnbach
Agnes Vesillus
Marriage: 1923
George Henry Firnbach Jr.

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Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    George Henry Firnbach Jr.


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 5

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Birn ‘pear’ + Bach ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George H Firnbach, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Firnbach in household of Henry Firnbach, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George O Firnbach in household of Henry Firnbach, "United States Census, 1920"

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