Elmer George Riedner

Brief Life History of Elmer George

When Elmer George Riedner was born on 23 April 1897, in Easton, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, his father, Henry Adalbert Riedner, was 31 and his mother, Ottilia Marie Belda, was 33. He married Katherine Gertrude Wirtz on 13 June 1921, in Whitman, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Whitman, Washington, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 59 Bald Butte, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 1 June 1979, in Colton, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint Gall Cemetery, Colton, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer George Riedner
1897–1979
Katherine Gertrude Wirtz
1900–1975
Marriage: 13 June 1921
Leonard Henry Riedner
1922–1988
Wanda Riedner
Cletus Sylvester Riedner
1923–1924
Ramona Jean Riedner
1925–2010
Elmer Francis Riedner
1928–1985
Kathrynann Elizabeth Riedner
1930–2006
Vivian Magdalen Riedner
1931–1982
Clinton J Riedner
1934–2012
Glenore L Riedner
1936–1999
Roxana M Riedner
1937–2007
Ethelinda Riedner
1939–2014

Sources (27)

  • Elmer Rudner in household of Harry Rudner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer Riedner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Elmer G Riedner, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German: unexplained. Compare Reigner .

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

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