Monica Elinor Riegle

25 April 1923–25 January 1994 (Age 70)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Monica Elinor

When Monica Elinor Riegle was born on 25 April 1923, in Michigan, United States, her father, Oliver Bernard Riegle, was 28 and her mother, Minnie Betty Allen, was 19. She married Donald E Chandler on 26 April 1941, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. She lived in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Waterford, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1994. She died on 25 January 1994, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Clarkston, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Donald E Chandler
Monica Elinor Riegle
Marriage: 26 April 1941

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26 April 1941
Lucas, Ohio, 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.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Riegel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Monica Rugle in household of Joseph Pahoreghi, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Monica Regal in household of Oliver Regal, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Monica Riegle, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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