Elizabeth Rotter

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rotter was born on 19 November 1893, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, her father, Clemens Rotter, was 27 and her mother, Anna Fifendinger, was 26. She died on 13 February 1965, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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George Adalbert Peoples
Elizabeth Rotter

Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth Peoples in household of George A Peoples, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Peoples, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Elizabeth Peoples in household of George A Peoples, "United States Census, 1920"

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1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Gerhard, Hans, Horst, Markus, Siegried.

German: variant of Rother .

German: status or occupational name for the foreman or leader of a group or association of men, for example a market co-op, a community, or a work gang, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rotte ‘team, gang’.

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

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