Shirley Deane Schiager

12 December 1923–29 January 2012 (Age 88)
Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Shirley Deane

When Shirley Deane Schiager was born on 12 December 1923, in Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States, her father, Goodwin Arnold Schiager, was 25 and her mother, Gladys Adeline Hoverson, was 20. She died on 29 January 2012, in Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88.

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Goodwin Arnold Schiager
Gladys Adeline Hoverson
Robert Harlan Schiager
Shirley Deane Schiager
Gretchen Annette Schiager
Cleo Marlene Schiager

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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.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 8

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): relationship name from Middle High German swāger ‘brother-, son-, or father-in-law’; German Schwager ‘brotherin-law’.

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

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  • Shirley D Schiager in household of Goodwin Schiager, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Shirley D Schiager in household of Goodwin A Schiager, "United States Census, 1940"

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