Raleigh Alfred Pilster

4 October 1913–9 March 2002 (Age 88)
Whitney, Dawes, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Raleigh Alfred

When Raleigh Alfred Pilster was born on 4 October 1913, in Whitney, Dawes, Nebraska, United States, his father, John Adam Pilster, was 34 and his mother, Grace P Burnidge, was 32. He lived in Dawes, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Verdigre, Knox, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 2002, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Raleigh Alfred Pilster
Esther E Jones Pilster

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
Age 4
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 24
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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname, either from an agent derivative of Middle High German gelstern ‘to yell or shout’ or from Low German gilsterig ‘lascivious’.

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

Sources (9)

  • Raleigh Pelster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raleigh A Pelster in household of John A Pelster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raleigh L Pilstser in household of John A Pilstser, "United States Census, 1920"

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