George Simon Kaufman

16 November 1889–2 June 1961 (Age 71)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of George Simon

When George Simon Kaufman was born on 16 November 1889, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Simon Kaufman, was 32 and his mother, Henrietta "Nettie" Myers, was 30. He married Beatrice Bakrow on 15 March 1917, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1933 and lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 20 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 2 June 1961, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 71.

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George Simon Kaufman
Beatrice Bakrow
Marriage: 15 March 1917
Anne Kaufman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1917New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 2
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 19
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Meyer, Chaim, Emanuel, Moshe, Eytan, Herschel, Zvi, Ari, Aron.Americanized form of German Kaufmann , and a variant of the same Jewish surname.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Kaufman meaning ‘merchant’. Compare Koyfman 2.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • George C Kaufman, "United States Census, 1920"
    • George S. Kaufman, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • George S Kaufman, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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