George Bohler

9 November 1896–13 February 1969 (Age 72)
Manhattan, New York City, New York

The Life of George

When George Bohler was born on 9 November 1896, his father, Albinus Boehler, was 34 and his mother, Mary Waltz, was 36. He married Catherine Reiman. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1910. He died on 13 February 1969, at the age of 72.

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George Bohler
Catherine Reiman

Spouse and Children


    Catherine Reiman


Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York

Parents and Siblings

    Albinus Boehler


    Mary Waltz




    Charles Boehler


    William Bohler


    Henry Bohler




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 17

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

1 German: variant of Boler .2 German (Böhler): see Boehler .3 Norwegian (Bøhler): variant of Bøler ( see Boler ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • George Bohler in household of Mary Bohler, "United States Census, 1910"

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