Christian E Zurcher

11 July 1895–
Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of Christian E

When Christian E Zurcher was born on 11 July 1895, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, his father, Christian Zürcher, was 28 and his mother, Lizzie Elfer, was 27. He lived in Gresham, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1930.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 3

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

German (Zürcher): habitational name for someone from the Swiss city of Zurich.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cris E Zurcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chris Zurcher in household of Chris Zurcher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Crist Zurcher, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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