Gerald Beckwith

1906–5 November 1971 (Age 65)
Lake Ann, Benzie, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Gerald

Gerald Beckwith was born in 1906, in Lake Ann, Benzie, Michigan, United States. He died on 5 November 1971, in Plant City, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 65.

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World Events (3)

1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 0
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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers
Age 0
A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge
Age 4
The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Beckwith, from Old English bēce ‘beech’ + Old Norse viðr ‘wood’ (replacing the cognate Old English wudu).

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

Possible Related Names

Beckworth

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