Martin St. George

27 October 1895–1971 (Age 75)
Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin St. George was born on 27 October 1895, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, his father, Martin St. George, was 49 and his mother, Mary Ellen Hurley, was 43. He married Molly Chute in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Marion Township, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died in 1971, in California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Martin St. George
Molly Chute

Spouse and Children

Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Martin St. George


    Mary Ellen Hurley




    John J. St. George


    Nora St. George




    William St. George


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 11

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.
1915 · Home of the Federal Reserve Bank for the Ninth District

Age 20

The first building for the Federal Reserve bank in Minneapolis was completed in 1915 and was a peculiar structure. It had no windows on the lower walls close to the street and later, a small skyscraper was added to the top. It was created to serve the states of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and the northern parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. Even though it covers a wide area, it serves the smallest population base of the entire reserve system. Today the Federal Reserve is housed in three buildings that are housed a few blocks away from each other.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the numerous places in France so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Jean ( see John ).2 Americanized form of French St . Jean .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martin L St George in household of Mary E St George, "United States Census, 1910"

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