Thomas Ira Schuerer

26 October 1932–1 December 2007 (Age 75)
Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Thomas Ira

When Thomas Ira Schuerer was born on 26 October 1932, in Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Oscar Joseph Herman Schuerer, was 36 and his mother, Viola Marie Wagner, was 34. He died on 1 December 2007, in Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Joseph Herman Schuerer
Viola Marie Wagner
Frank P. Schuerer
Mary L. Schuerer
Mildred A. Schuerer
Robert O. Schuerer
Thomas Ira Schuerer

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    Frank P. Schuerer


    Mary L. Schuerer


    Mildred A. Schuerer


    Robert O. Schuerer



World Events (8)

1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 2

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

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

South German and Swiss German (Schürger): nickname for a harsh master (a ‘slave driver’), from an agent derivative of Middle High German schürgen ‘to push or drive’.

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

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