Fred William Berger

25 April 1902–3 April 1971 (Age 68)
Schroeder, Goliad, Texas, United States

The Life of Fred William

When Fred William Berger was born on 25 April 1902, in Schroeder, Goliad, Texas, United States, his father, William F Berger, was 28 and his mother, Bertha Ida Kobitz, was 23. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Helena Rose Reuter. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Victoria, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 April 1971, at the age of 68, and was buried in Victoria, Victoria, Texas, United States.

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Fred William Berger
Helena Rose Reuter
Allan Roy Berger
Doris Evelyn Berger
Baltus James Berger

Spouse and Children



    Allan Roy Berger


    Doris Evelyn Berger


    Baltus James Berger


Parents and Siblings

    William F Berger





World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains or hills ( see Berg ). As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental. It is found as a surname throughout central and eastern Europe, either as a surname of German origin or as a German translation of a topographic name with similar meaning, for example Slovenian Grićar, Hribar , Gorjan or Gorjanc.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms so named with the plural of Berg ‘mountain’.3 French: occupational name for a shepherd, from Old French bergier (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frida Berger in household of Bertha Berger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred Berger in household of William F Berger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred William Berger in entry for Helena R Or Lena Berger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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