Charles Frederick Riepen

Male19 January 1914–11 October 1994

Brief Life History of Charles Frederick

When Charles Frederick Riepen was born on 19 January 1914, in Missouri, United States, his father, Roy Randolph Riepen, was 23 and his mother, Lyla Esther Cowles, was 22. He married Geraldine Mary "Gerry" Best on 30 August 1940, in Missouri, United States. He lived in Washington Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 11 October 1994, in Harlingen, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mont Meta Memorial Park, San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United States.

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Charles Frederick Riepen
1914–1994
Geraldine Mary "Gerry" Best
1920–1994
Marriage: 30 August 1940

Sources (10)

  • Charles F Riepen in household of Roy R Riepen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles F Riepen, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Charles Frederick Riepen, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1940Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 2

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

    Age 13

    The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 21

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    German: patronymic from Riek(e) (see Rieck 2), or an altered form of Riecken .

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

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