Greta E La Croix

May 1900–8 August 1979 (Age 79)
South Arm Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Greta E

When Greta E La Croix was born in May 1900, in South Arm Township, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, her father, Victor Adelbert LaCroix, was 25 and her mother, Mary Jane Hoy, was 22. She died on 8 August 1979, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Clarence Michael Riser
Greta E La Croix

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 1
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 3
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 23
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Hung, Cuong, Anh, Thanh, Ha, Hoang, Tuan, Chau, Hao, Hien, Hoa, Hue, Nam, Phong, Sinh, Tuong, Min, Tam, Tanh, Thai, Tham, Tinh, Yeong. Chinese Hong, Hang, Sang, Tong, Chan, Chi, Hwa Ja, Hyung, Kam, Ki Bong, Kin, Man.Vietnamese: from the Chinese surname 羅, see Luo 1.Vietnamese (): from the Chinese surname 呂, see Lu 6 and 3 below.

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

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Sources (16)

  • Greta Riser in household of Clarence Riser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Greta E Riser in household of Victor A La Croix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Greta La Croix, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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