Eldon Arthur Degler

1925–2004 (Age 79)

The Life Summary of Eldon Arthur

When Eldon Arthur Degler was born in 1925, his father, Otto Emil Deglar, was 37 and his mother, Mabel Ruth Miller, was 34. He lived in Greenvale Township, Dakota, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Eureka Township, Dakota, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. He died in 2004, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Otto Emil Deglar
1888–1946
Mabel Ruth Miller
1891–1977
Amelia May Deglar
1924–2004
Eldon Arthur Degler
1925–2004

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1927
Age 2
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman
Age 6
The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 22
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto.German: occupational name for a potter, from an agent derivative of Low German degel ‘(earthenware) pot’ (from Latin tegula ‘tile’).

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

Sources (2)

  • Alden A Degler in household of Otto E Dagler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eldon A Degler in household of Otto E Degler, "United States Census, 1930"

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