George Berger

Male18 June 1893–23 February 1966

Brief Life History of George

When George Berger was born on 18 June 1893, his father, George Berger, was 27 and his mother, Barbara Kisasszondi, was 18. He died on 23 February 1966, in Torrance, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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George Berger
Barbara Kisasszondi
Elisbetha Berger
George Berger
Joseph James Berger
John Berger
Michael Joseph Berger
Marian Berger

Sources (6)

  • George Berger, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • George Berger, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • George Berger, „United States Social Security Death Index“

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains or hills (see Berg ). The surname of German origin is also found in many other European countries, e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Russia, Poland, Czechia, Hungary, and Croatia, and Slovenia, often as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic topographic names or surnames. As a Jewish name it is mainly artificial. Compare Bargar , Barger , Barker , Barrier , and Barriger .

French: occupational name from Old French bergier ‘shepherd’ (from Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’). It is also found in England, as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Shepard .

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms so named with the plural of Berg ‘mountain’.

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

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