Charles Grosberg

7 July 1897–15 June 1987 (Age 89)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Grosberg was born on 7 July 1897, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Morris J Grosberg, was 40 and his mother, Jennie Udell, was 40. He had at least 2 daughters with Dorothy Pink. He died on 15 June 1987, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Charles Grosberg
Dorothy Pink
Jacqueline Grosberg
Joyce Grosberg

Spouse and Children


    Dorothy Pink




Parents and Siblings

    Morris J Grosberg


    Jennie Udell




    Barney Roseberg


    Ida Clegman


    Charlie Rosberg



    Frank Rosberg


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 3

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Grönberg): ornamental name composed of the elements grön ‘green’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Grossberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Grossberg in household of Morris Grossberg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Grosberg in entry for Jacqueline Maraat, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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