John Ernest Schaefer, Jr.

2 November 1937–18 April 1994 (Age 56)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Ernest

When John Ernest Schaefer, Jr. was born on 2 November 1937, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, John “Dutch” Ernest Schaefer, was 39 and his mother, Florence Oakes, was 22. He died on 18 April 1994, at the age of 56.

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John “Dutch” Ernest Schaefer
Florence Oakes
Florence Schaefer
Virginia Marie Schaefer
John Ernest Schaefer, Jr.
Carol Schaefer
Frank Lee Schaefer

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 8

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shepherd, from an agent derivative of German Schaf, Middle High German schāf ‘sheep’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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