George Frank Kirchgassner

20 July 1904–14 February 1997 (Age 92)
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Frank

When George Frank Kirchgassner was born on 20 July 1904, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Frank Kirchgassner, was 29 and his mother, Mary Louise Promoli, was 23. He had at least 2 daughters with Eva Frances Dexheimer. He lived in Palmer Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Wilson, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 5 years. He died on 14 February 1997, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Easton Cemetery, Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Frank Kirchgassner
1904–1997
Eva Frances Dexheimer
1909–2002
Joan Kirchgassner
1936–2016
Betty F Kirchgassner
1937–2011

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Parents and Siblings

    George Frank Kirchgassner

    Male1875–1927Male

    Female1881–1978Female

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1929

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for an inhabitant of a street called Kirchgasse ‘church lane’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George F Kirchgassner in household of George F Kirchgassner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Kirchgassner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George F in entry for Eva F Kirchgassner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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