William Krygier

1934–2006 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life of William

William Krygier was born in 1934, in New York, United States. He died in 2006, in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 0

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

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.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 19

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish: variant of Kryger .

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

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