George Baggas

7 August 1893–December 1970 (Age 77)
Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life of George

George Baggas was born on 7 August 1893, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States. He married Rhoda Margaret Shurtz on 6 April 1925, in Payette, Ada, Idaho Territory, United States. He died in December 1970, at the age of 77, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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George Baggas
Rhoda Margaret Shurtz
Marriage: 6 April 1925

Spouse and Children

6 April 1925
Payette, Ada, Idaho Territory, United States

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.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 5

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

Spanish: variant of the habitational name Vargas , from Bargas in Toledo in particular.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • George John Baggas, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Baggas, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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