George Edison Puterbaugh

25 January 1892–November 1973 (Age 81)
Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of George Edison

When George Edison Puterbaugh was born on 25 January 1892, in Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States, his father, John Wolfe Puterbaugh, was 29 and his mother, Mary Jo or Mollie J Barnett, was 29. He married Irene Milbury in 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died in November 1973, in Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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George Edison Puterbaugh
Irene Milbury
Marriage: 1917
Melville Barnett Puterbaugh
George E Puterbaugh Jr

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 14
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 24
    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

    Americanized form of German Puderbach (see Buterbaugh ).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • George E Puterbaugh in entry for George Edison Puterbaugh, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • George Puterbaugh, "United States Census, 1920"
    • George Edison Puterbaugh, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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