Gerald E Mathis

Male13 January 1899–14 April 1960

Brief Life History of Gerald E

When Gerald E Mathis was born on 13 January 1899, in Enfield, White, Illinois, United States, his father, John Allen Mathis, was 28 and his mother, Ruth C. Gowdy, was 22. He married Blanch Kanady on 15 August 1923, in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. He lived in Canteen Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 14 April 1960, at the age of 61, and was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Gerald E Mathis
1899–1960
Blanch Kanady
1894–1991
Marriage: 15 August 1923

Sources (6)

  • Jerald Mathis in household of John A Mathis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gerold E Mathis, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Gerald Edwin Mathis, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1923East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 11

    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 17

    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, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Flemish: from a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ). Compare Matthys .

    English: from a pet form of the personal names Matthew or Mathias .

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

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