Janet Eleanor Pereau

Brief Life History of Janet Eleanor

When Janet Eleanor Pereau was born on 9 May 1924, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, Paul Richard Pereau, was 20 and her mother, Amy Myrtle Jones, was 23. She married John Earl Berger on 14 May 1944, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 26 March 1986, at the age of 61, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Earl Berger
Janet Eleanor Pereau
Marriage: 14 May 1944

Sources (5)

  • Janet E Pereau in household of Paul R Pereau, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Eleanor Perian, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Janet Eleanor Berger, "Find A Grave Index"

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Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

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. 


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Altered form of French Giroux .

In some cases possibly also French (Géreau): from a vernacular form of the personal name Gérald (see Gerald ).

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

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