Clarence Edwin Krieger

2 March 1933–20 May 2006 (Age 73)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Clarence Edwin

When Clarence Edwin Krieger was born on 2 March 1933, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Clarence Edwin Krieger, was 33 and his mother, Elma Priscilla Chamberlin, was 46. He married Sally Lynne Hanson on 21 November 1963, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in United States in 2006. He died on 20 May 2006, in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Clarence Edwin Krieger
Carolyn Joyce Moroni
Marriage: 31 January 1976

Spouse and Children

31 January 1976
Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 1

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

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

1 Swiss German, German, and Dutch: occupational name for a mercenary soldier, Middle High German krieger (possibly from Late Latin (miles) gregarius ‘common soldier’, from grex ‘herd’,‘flock’, ‘crowd’). This name, in various spellings, is found throughout western and central Europe.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person ( see Krieg ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kruger .

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

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Joyce Krieger Marriages

It just occurred to me that those family members that may have never known Joyce (my grandmother) may look at her history and see that she was married 4 times; I don't know if she has a record kept an …

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Krieger in household of Clarence E Krieger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence Edwin Eddie Krieger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Clarence Edward Eddie Krieger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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