Captain Otto Oscar Schneider

Male22 January 1906–13 May 1993

Brief Life History of Otto Oscar

When Captain Otto Oscar Schneider was born on 22 January 1906, in San Francisco, California, United States, his father, Philip Schneider, was 49 and his mother, Gerta Melzer, was 30. He married Gladys Kichmaster on 15 June 1929, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1930 and Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1950. He died on 13 May 1993, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Otto Oscar Schneider
1906–1993
Sarah Dee Watson
1909–1990
Gerald E Schneider
1938–
Phillip Schneider
1947–1996

Sources (15)

  • Otto Schneider, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Otto Schneider, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Oscar Schneider, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 4

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

1929

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Franz, Erwin, Fritz, Dieter, Manfred, Heinz, Alois, Ewald, Helmut.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This surname is also established in many other parts of Europe, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, and Czechia. In Czechia, Slovakia, Croatia, and Slovenia it is also established in Slavicized forms (see 2 below). In part, Schneider is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ). Compare Sneider 1, Snider 1, and Snyder 1.

Germanized form of Czech, Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian Šnajdr or Šnajder, and Czech Šneidr, Šneider, Šnejdr, and Šnejder, surnames of German origin (see above).

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

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