Joseph Harold Gassner

8 October 1899–April 1953 (Age 53)
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Harold

When Joseph Harold Gassner was born on 8 October 1899, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, his father, John George Gassner, was 29 and his mother, Laura Frahm, was 29. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in April 1953, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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John George Gassner
Laura Frahm
Golden Louise Gassner
Michael Frahm Gassner
Joseph Harold Gassner
Irwin Henry Gassner
Harry Milton Gassner
Milton John Gassner
Irene Gassner

Parents and Siblings

    John George Gassner






    Michael Frahm Gassner



    Irwin Henry Gassner


    Harry Milton Gassner


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

1 German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in a side street or alley ( see Gasser ).2 Swiss German: variant of the occupational name Geisner ‘goatherd’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Gassner in household of John Gassner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Gassner in household of John Gassner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph H Gassner in household of John G Gassner, "United States Census, 1920"

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