Dr Herbert Maxwell Tanney

28 November 1930–28 June 2011 (Age 80)
East Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Herbert Maxwell

When Dr Herbert Maxwell Tanney was born on 28 November 1930, in East Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Franklin Ephraim Tannenbaum, was 44 and his mother, Gussie Goldberg, was 33. He married Helene Emilie Buerger on 27 July 1957, in Sands Point, North Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States. He died on 28 June 2011, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Dr Herbert Maxwell Tanney
Helene Emilie Buerger
Marriage: 27 July 1957

Spouse and Children

27 July 1957
Sands Point, North Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the "New Deal". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 23

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Northern Irish: unexplained; it could perhaps be from Gaelic tanaidh ‘thin’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Herbert Tanney, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Herbert M Tanney, "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984"
  • Herbert M Tanney, "Find A Grave Index"

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