Lina Gerber

1890–1973 (Age 83)
Switzerland

The Life of Lina

Lina Gerber was born on 17 February 1890, in Switzerland. She had at least 1 daughter with Godfried F Ballmoos. She died on 18 May 1973, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83.

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Lina Gerber
1890–1973
Godfried F Ballmoos
1889–1961
Freida Flora Ballmoos
1928–2002

Spouse & Children

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 17

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German gerwer (from Old High German (ledar) garawo ‘leather preparer’), German Gerber.

Possible Related Names

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

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