George Carl Eder

22 February 1914–7 November 1999 (Age 85)
Sperry Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States

The Life of George Carl

When George Carl Eder was born on 22 February 1914, in Sperry Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States, his father, Michael Hermann Ludwig Eder, was 34 and his mother, Anna Louise Preuss, was 35. He married Bess Phoebe Borland on 30 December 1934, in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1940 and La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in 1999. He died on 7 November 1999, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 85.

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George Carl Eder
Bess Phoebe Borland
Marriage: 30 December 1934
Gregory Allan Eder

Spouse and Children


    Bess Phoebe Borland


30 December 1934
Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States


    Gregory Allan Eder


Parents and Siblings



    Arthur John Friedrich Eder


    Friedrica Emma Rosina Eder


    Frederick Michael Eder


    Louis Edward Eder



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 5

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

South German (also common in the Czech lands): topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of bare, uncultivated land, from Middle High German (o)ed(e) ‘wasteland’. It may also be a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George C Eder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George C Eder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Eder in household of Michael Eder, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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