William Russell Ebert

23 November 1905–10 January 1985 (Age 79)
O'Fallon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Russell

When William Russell Ebert was born on 23 November 1905, in O'Fallon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, William Henry Ebert, was 36 and his mother, Luella Jane Badgley, was 36. He died on 10 January 1985, in O'Fallon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lebanon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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William Henry Ebert
Luella Jane Badgley
Cynthia Ethel Ebert
William Russell Ebert

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

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.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements eber ‘wild boar’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William R Ebert, Jr in household of William R Ebert, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russell Ebert in household of William Ebert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William R Ebert in household of William H Ebert, "United States Census, 1910"

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