Alexander GINDER

1886–1971 (Age 84)
Samara, Samara, Russia

The Life of Alexander

Alexander GINDER was born on 9 December 1886, in Samara, Samara, Russia as the son of Jacob Ginder and Katarina Elebergh. He married Agnes BETCHER on 17 May 1924, in Saint Joseph, Champaign, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1912. He died on 18 June 1971, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Alexander GINDER
Marriage: 17 May 1924
Esther Katherine Juliana Ginder
Robert Edward Ginder
Agnes Elizabeth Ginder

Spouse & Children

17 May 1924
Saint Joseph, Champaign, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob Ginder


  • Katarina Elebergh




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 6

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Günther ( see Guenther ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Ginder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alexander Guntter, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger List Index Cards, 1883-1948"
  • Alexander Guntter, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1883-1945"

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