Virginia Marie Breen

23 September 1924–11 January 2007 (Age 82)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Virginia Marie

When Virginia Marie Breen was born on 23 September 1924, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, Keeran Ambrose Breen, was 31 and her mother, Annabel Margaret Simpson, was 26. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 January 2007, in Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82.

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World Events (8)

1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 1

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

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

Irish: either a shortened form of McBreen or an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braoin ‘descendant of Braon’, a byname meaning ‘moisture’, ‘drop’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virginia Riegel in household of Edward Riegel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia M Riedel in household of Edward F Riedel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virginia M Riedel, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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