Jewel George Koser

23 September 1890–1953 (Age 62)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jewel George

When Jewel George Koser was born on 23 September 1890, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Koser, was 46 and his mother, Bella F. Warren, was 35. He lived in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Silver Spring Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, at the age of 63, and was buried in Shiremanstown, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Koser
Bella F. Warren
Rolla C Koser
Earl William Koser
Jewel George Koser

Parents and Siblings

    George Koser


    Bella F. Warren




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

South German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German kōsen ‘to talk or discuss’; later ‘to chat up’, ‘to caress’; possibly a nickname for a talker but more likely for a smooth-talker, a lady's man.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jewel Koser in household of Rolla C Koser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jewel G Koser in household of George W Koser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jewel Koser in household of George W Koser, "United States Census, 1920"

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