Jerry Scherer

9 October 1935–5 September 2009 (Age 73)
Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States

The Life of Jerry

When Jerry Scherer was born on 9 October 1935, in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States, his father, Vern Raymond Scherer, was 31 and his mother, Lillian Margaret Baker, was 26. He married Ruby Lou Cristler on 20 November 1954, in Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States. He died on 5 September 2009, in Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Jerry Scherer
1935–2009
Ruby Lou Cristler
1935–1970
Marriage: 20 November 1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1954
Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Vern Raymond Scherer

    Male1904–1985Male

    Lillian Margaret Baker

    Female1909–1989Female

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 5

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a sheepshearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from German Scherer, Yiddish sherer, agent derivatives of Middle High German scheren ‘to shear’.

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

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  • Jerry L Scherer, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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