Herbert Birk

27 December 1895–October 1980 (Age 84)
Gasconade, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Herbert

When Herbert Birk was born on 27 December 1895, in Gasconade, Missouri, United States, his father, George John Birk Sr, was 29 and his mother, Catherine Marie Augustine, was 23. He lived in Hermann, Gasconade, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Gasconade, Gasconade, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died in October 1980, in Gasconade, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84.

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George John Birk Sr
Catherine Marie Augustine
Selma Birk
Selma Birk
Leo M Birk
Herbert Birk
George John Birk Jr
Alma Margaret Birk
Clarence E Birk

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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 9
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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 23
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Udo, Bernd, Bernhardt, Gerhard, Gerhart, Hans, Hedwig, Karlheinz, Klaus, Kurt, Manfred, Otto.Danish, Swedish, and northern English: variant of Birch .North German: habitational name from any of various places called Birk, Birke, or Birken.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Herbert Birk in household of George Birk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Birk in household of George Birk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Herbert Birk - Government record: Social Security record: birth-name: Herbert Birk

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