Paul Freerks

3 July 1920–28 March 1989 (Age 68)
Luverne, Rock, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Paul

When Paul Freerks was born on 3 July 1920, in Luverne, Rock, Minnesota, United States, his father, Harm Meinert Freerks, was 63 and his mother, Tetje "Tillie" Hinrichs Cordes, was 44. He lived in Shell Rock, Butler, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Clarksville, Butler, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 28 March 1989, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Harm Meinert Freerks
Tetje "Tillie" Hinrichs Cordes
Harm J Freerks
Harm M Freerks
Everett Weston Freerks
Henry A Freerks
Oliver T Freerks
Jennie Freerks
Tena Freerks
Frank George Freerks
Martha Evelene Freerks
Clarence B Freerks
Paul Freerks

Parents and Siblings



    Harm J Freerks


    Harm M Freerks




    Oliver T Freerks


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World Events (8)

1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 2

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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Sources (3)

  • Paul Freerks in household of H M Freerks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Freerks in household of Harm Freerks Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • SSDI; 1930 Census

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