George Dirksen

22 January 1906–December 1973 (Age 67)
Grant, South Dakota, United States

The Life of George

When George Dirksen was born on 22 January 1906, in Grant, South Dakota, United States, his father, Neal H Dirksen, was 36 and his mother, Hannah C. Nyman, was 21. He lived in Kilborn Township, Grant, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died in December 1973, in Twin Brooks, Grant, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Milbank, Grant, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Neal H Dirksen
Hannah C. Nyman
George Dirksen
Archie Dirksen
Mary Dirksen
Dwight M. Dirksen

Parents and Siblings


    Hannah C. Nyman





    Archie Dirksen


    Mary Dirksen


    Dwight M. Dirksen


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Dirk .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Dirksen in household of Nile Dirksen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Dirksen in household of Neil N Dirksen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George R. Dirksen, "Find A Grave Index"

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