Helen L. Zeglen

26 July 1933–12 June 2014 (Age 80)
Farmington, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Helen L.

When Helen L. Zeglen was born on 26 July 1933, in Farmington, Fulton, Illinois, United States, her father, Adolph G. Zeglen Sr., was 24 and her mother, Marie Gnyla, was 17. She died on 12 June 2014, in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80.

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Age 9

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German: probably an altered spelling of Sekeli ( see Szekler ).

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

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  • Helen Zegler in household of Adolph Zegler, "United States Census, 1940"

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