Edward Verderbar

29 March 1908–June 1971 (Age 63)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Edward

Edward Verderbar was born on 29 March 1908, in Michigan, United States as the son of John Verderbar and Margaret Schmidt. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Palos Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died in June 1971, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Willow Springs, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Edward Verderbar
Helen Carrig

Spouse and Children


    Helen Carrig


Parents and Siblings

    John Verderbar


    Margaret Schmidt




    Rudolph Verderber


    Mamie Verderbar



    Bertha Verderber


    Rudolph John Verderbar


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 2

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 17

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German verderber ‘destroyer’, an agent derivative of verderben ‘to destroy or kill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Verderber in household of John Verderber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Verderbar in household of John Verderbar, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Verderbar in entry for Helen Frances Verderbar, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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