Calvin Arthur Berg

6 April 1927–17 August 1995 (Age 68)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Calvin Arthur

When Calvin Arthur Berg was born on 6 April 1927, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Arthur Theodore Leonard Berg, was 34 and his mother, Eva Nettie Hoganson, was 34. He married Laverne Horky on 18 December 1953, in Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Bensenville, DuPage, Illinois, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 17 August 1995, in Milton, Marlborough, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 68.

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Calvin Arthur Berg
Laverne Horky
Marriage: 18 December 1953

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18 December 1953
Cook, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 5

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 German or Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or mountain, from Middle High German berc. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.2 Scandinavian: habitational name for someone who lived at a farmstead named with Old Norse bjarg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In Sweden this is commonly found as an element of ornamental names.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Schönberg ( see Schoenberg ) and Goldberg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Calvin Berg in household of Arthur Berg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Calvin Berg in household of Arthur Berg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Calvin Arthur Berg, "Find A Grave Index"

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