Earl Dewitt Kitzmiller

28 May 1893–4 May 1957 (Age 63)
Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States

The Life of Earl Dewitt

When Earl Dewitt Kitzmiller was born on 28 May 1893, in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States, his father, Isaac Allan 'Ike' Kitzmiller, was 37 and his mother, Arminda Jestine Martiney, was 29. He married Jural Elizabeth Garrison on 26 June 1918, in California, United States. He lived in Westminster Township, Reno, Kansas, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 4 May 1957, in Artesia, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Harbor Lawn-Mount Olive Memorial Park, Costa Mesa, Orange, California, United States.

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Earl Dewitt Kitzmiller
Jural Elizabeth Garrison
Marriage: 26 June 1918

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26 June 1918
California, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kitzmüller, literally ‘kid miller’ ( see Kitz + Muller ), a nickname for a miller who kept goats; alternatively, the first element may be from a personal name formed with the Germanic element Gid-, cognate with Old English gidd ‘song’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl D Kitzmiller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earl D Kitzmiller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl D Kitzmiller, "United States Census, 1940"

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