EDWARD GAGEN

8 May 1924–23 May 2003 (Age 79)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of EDWARD

EDWARD GAGEN was born on 8 May 1924, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States as the son of EDWARD GAGEN and GAGEN. He died on 23 May 2003, in Temecula, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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EDWARD GAGEN
GAGEN
EDWARD GAGEN
1924–2003

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World Events (3)

1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 1

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. 
1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Gahan or Geoghegan .2 German: topographic name from the Tyrolean term Gagen ‘Alpine dairy hut’.

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

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