Anita Papageorge

28 July 1923–15 June 2015 (Age 91)
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Anita

When Anita Papageorge was born on 28 July 1923, her father, Pvt. Peter Demetrius Papageorge, was 29 and her mother, Sara Ortiz, was 24. She married John T. Glass on 7 March 1943, in Shelby, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 June 2015, at the age of 91, and was buried in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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John T. Glass
Anita Papageorge
Marriage: 7 March 1943

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    John T. Glass



7 March 1943
Shelby, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 8

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Greek Papageorgiou .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Pappageorge in household of Peter D Pappageorge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anita Pappageorge in household of Peter D Pappageorge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anita Papageorge, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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