Gene Albert Goedjen

28 May 1916–1 August 1995 (Age 79)
Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Gene Albert

When Gene Albert Goedjen was born on 28 May 1916, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Albert John Goedjen OR Gödeken, was 31 and his mother, Eugenia Jennie Chloupek, was 26. He lived in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1930 and Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 1 August 1995, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Gene Albert Goedjen
Rose Zubeck

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Albert John Goedjen OR Gödeken


    Eugenia Jennie Chloupek




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 1

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Goedeken, a patronymic from Goedecke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gene J Goldjen in household of Albert J Goldjen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gene A Goedjen in household of Albert J Goedjen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gene Albert Goedjen, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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