William Herman Eyer

20 September 1884–18 January 1963 (Age 78)
Claremont, Richland, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of William Herman

When William Herman Eyer was born on 20 September 1884, in Claremont, Richland, Illinois, United States, his father, George Jacob Eyer Jr, was 55 and his mother, Elizabeth Koertge, was 42. He married Irene Mary Schmoker on 19 June 1920, in Richland, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 18 January 1963, in Olney, Richland, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Olney, Richland, Illinois, United States.

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William Herman Eyer
Irene Mary Schmoker
Marriage: 19 June 1920
Carl William Eyer
Fred Alvin Eyer
Willard Jean Eyer
James Milburn Eyer

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper
Age 1
The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
Age 2
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 22
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Ayer .2 German: variant of Egger 2.

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

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Sources (7)

  • William H Eyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William H Eyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Herman Eyer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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