Virgil L Giger

31 July 1891–15 October 1953 (Age 62)
Pepsin, Newton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Virgil L

When Virgil L Giger was born on 31 July 1891, in Pepsin, Newton, Missouri, United States, his father, Aaron Lewis Giger, was 29 and his mother, Margaret E. Cales, was 29. He had at least 2 daughters with Bessie Fern Michael. He lived in Jasper, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Arangee Election Precinct, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 15 October 1953, in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Virgil L Giger
1891–1953
Bessie Fern Michael
1890–1994
Juanita Geiger
1918–1997
Wilma W. Giger
1920–2010

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Female1918–1997Female

    Wilma W. Giger

    Female1920–2010Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1861–1946Male

    Margaret E. Cales

    Female1862–1901Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1888–1962Male

    Male1891–1953Male

    Jesse Giger

    Male1896–Male

    Maud Giger

    Female1898–1986Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Swiss or Americanized spelling of German Geiger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virgil Giger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil L Giger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virgil L Giger in household of Aaron Giger, "United States Census, 1900"

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