George M. Knepper Jr.

9 April 1930–27 February 1996 (Age 65)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of George M.

When George M. Knepper Jr. was born on 9 April 1930, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, George M Knepper, was 39 and his mother, Edna Gertrude Breeden, was 35. He died on 27 February 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 65.

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George M. Knepper Jr.
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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · SS Patrick Henry is Launched

Age 11

"The SS Patrick Henry the first Liberty ship was launched on September 27, 1941, at Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyard. It became known as a liberty ship after Patrick Henry's quote """"give me liberty, or give me death"""""
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 18

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 German: from German Knapp or Knopf .2 German: nickname from a dialect word meaning ‘stork’ in Uckermark region.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish knop ‘large button’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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  • George M Knepper in household of George M Knepper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George M Knepper, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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