Joseph Kroger

25 April 1913–22 June 1986 (Age 73)
Kenton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Kroger was born on 25 April 1913, in Kenton, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Albert Kroger Sr., was 32 and his mother, Louise Valpenheing, was 28. He died on 22 June 1986, in Fort Thomas, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73.

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Joseph Kroger
Mary Elizabeth Durkin

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Fort Thomas was incorporated by the Commonwealth of Kentucky on 27 February 1867. Originally, the area was named the District of the Highlands and it was changed by vote of the property owners to “Fort Thomas” on 6 October 1914.
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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German (also Kröger): occupational name for an innkeeper, a variant of Krüger ( see Krueger ).

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

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  • Joseph Kroger in entry for Mary Elizabeth Durkin Kroger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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