Gerhard Otto Kissman

20 June 1910–11 January 1996 (Age 85)
Lincoln, Lee, Texas, United States

The Life of Gerhard Otto

When Gerhard Otto Kissman was born on 20 June 1910, in Lincoln, Lee, Texas, United States, his father, Robert John H. Kissmann, was 23 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Schiwart, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Bell, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 11 January 1996, in Fayette, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Dime Box, Lee, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English kinnesman, ‘kinsman’, ‘relative’, probably denoting a kinsman of some important noble or royal personage.

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

Sources (3)

  • Garette Kissmen in household of Robert Kissmen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gerhard Kissman in household of Robert Kissman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gerhard Otto Kissmann, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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