Oscar Otto Regehr

27 November 1894–15 August 1977 (Age 82)
Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Oscar Otto

When Oscar Otto Regehr was born on 27 November 1894, in Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States, his father, Jacob Regehr, was 34 and his mother, Emma Clara Garger, was 33. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Lillie May Calhoun. He lived in Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Mount Vernon Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 15 August 1977, in San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Oscar Otto Regehr
Lillie May Calhoun
Dorothy Regehr
Walter Peace Regehr
Clarence Calhoun Regehr
Mary Elizabeth Regehr
Carl Oscar Regehr

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 12
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Regier .

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

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Sources (12)

  • Oscar Reghr in household of Jacob Reghr, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar O Regehr in entry for Clarence Calhoun Regehr, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Oscar Regehr, "Kansas State Census, 1905"

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