John F. Bergdorf

25 December 1900–12 October 1964 (Age 63)
Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of John F.

When John F. Bergdorf was born on 25 December 1900, in Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, John Peter Bergdorf, was 39 and his mother, Mary Rebecca Jones, was 41. He lived in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1964. He died on 12 October 1964, in Warren, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63.

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John Peter Bergdorf
Mary Rebecca Jones
Henry Thomas Bergdorf
Paul Joseph Bergdorf
John F. Bergdorf

Parents and Siblings

    John Peter Bergdorf


    Mary Rebecca Jones




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a German habitational name from places in Hamburg and Lower Saxony called Bergedorf, Bargdorf in Lower Saxony, or Bergsdorf in Brandenburg.

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

Sources (3)

  • John F Bergdorf in household of John Bergdorf, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John F Bergdorf in household of John P Bergdorf, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John F Bergdorf in household of John P Bergdorf, "United States Census, 1930"

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